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hypotensive

 [hi″po-ten´siv]
1. characterized by or causing diminished tension or pressure, as abnormally low blood pressure.
2. a person with abnormally low blood pressure.

hy·po·ten·sive

(hī'pō-ten'siv),
Characterized by low blood pressure or causing reduction in blood pressure.

hypotensive

/hy·po·ten·sive/ (-ten´siv) marked by low blood pressure or serving to reduce blood pressure.

hypotensive

(hī′pə-tĕn′sĭv)
adj.
1. Of or characterized by hypotension.
2. Causing a reduction in blood pressure: a hypotensive drug.
n.
A person with or susceptible to hypotension.

hypotensive

[-ten′siv]
Etymology: Gk, hypo, under; L, tendere, to stretch
pertaining to abnormally low blood pressure.

hy·po·ten·sive

(hī'pō-ten'siv)
Characterized by low blood pressure or causing reduction in blood pressure.

hypotensive (hī·pō·tenˑ·siv),

n a substance that decreases the blood pressure.

hypotensive

1. characterized by or causing diminished tension or pressure, as abnormally low blood pressure.
2. an animal with abnormally low blood pressure.

hypotensive shock
see hypovolemic shock.

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