* * *1) characterized by or due to hypotension <\hypotensive shock>2) causing low blood pressure or a lowering of blood pressure <\hypotensive drugs>hypotensive n one affected with hypotension
* * *hy·po·ten·sive (hi″po-tenґsiv) 1. characterized by or causing diminished tension or pressure, as abnormally low blood pressure. 2. a person with abnormally low blood pressure.
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hypotensive — I. adjective Date: 1904 1. characterized by or due to hypotension 2. causing low blood pressure or a lowering of blood pressure < hypotensive drugs > II. noun Date: 1941 a person with hypotension … New Collegiate Dictionary
hypotensive — /huy poh ten siv/, adj. 1. characterized by or causing low blood pressure, as shock. n. 2. a hypotensive person or agent. [1900 05; HYPOTENS(ION) + IVE] * * * … Universalium
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hypotensive — hy•po•ten•sive [[t]ˌhaɪ poʊˈtɛn sɪv[/t]] adj. 1) pat characterized by or causing low blood pressure, as shock 2) a hypotensive person or agent • Etymology: 1900–05; hypotens (ion) + ive … From formal English to slang
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hypotensive — adj. of or pertaining to low blood pressure, causing low blood pressure (Medicine) … English contemporary dictionary
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