Definition of Hypotension

1. Noun. Abnormally low blood pressure.

Generic synonyms: Cardiovascular Disease
Specialized synonyms: Orthostatic Hypotension, Postural Hypotension
Antonyms: Hypertension



Definition of Hypotension

1. Noun. (pathology) The disease or disorder of abnormally low blood pressure. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hypotension

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Medical Definition of Hypotension

1. Abnormally low blood pressure, seen in shock but not necessarily indicative of it. (11 Jan 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hypotension

hyposulphurous
hyposulphurous acid
hyposupradrenalism
hyposystole
hypotactic
hypotactically
hypotarsal
hypotarsi
hypotarsus
hypotaurine
hypotaurine aminotransferase
hypotaxes
hypotaxia
hypotaxis
hypotelorism
hypotension (current term)
hypotensions
hypotensive
hypotensive anaesthesia
hypotensives
hypotensor
hypotenusal
hypotenuse
hypotenuses
hypothalami
hypothalamic
hypothalamic amenorrhoea
hypothalamic histiocytoma
hypothalamic hormones
hypothalamic infundibulum

Literary usage of Hypotension

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1. Blood-pressure by George William Norris (1917)
"hypotension may occur after hemorrhage, in acute infectious diseases, in conditions ... hypotension is also noted in association with abnormalities of the ..."

2. Anoci-association by George Washington Crile (1914)
"hypotension It may at first seem unwarranted to state that we can often give a more favorable prognosis in the case of a patient with hypotension than in ..."

3. The Clinical Study of Blood-pressure: A Guide to the Use of the by Theodore Caldwell Janeway (1907)
"LOW BLOOD-PRESSURE (hypotension) For practical purposes we may draw the line ... One may at any rate be sure that 70 mm. is very marked hypotension. ..."

4. Blood Pressure in General Practice by Percival Nicholson (1915)
"The various diseases accompanied by hypotension will be considered in alphabetical order, and where their treatment is not given under their individual ..."

5. Pathological physiology of internal diseases by Albion Walter Hewlett (1916)
"hypotension hypotension may be due either to a diminished output from the ... Chronic hypotension has been observed in various wasting and febrile diseases. ..."

6. Monographic Medicine by Albion Walter Hewlett, Henry Leopold Elsner (1916)
"hypotension hypotension may be due either to a diminished output from the ... Chronic hypotension has been observed in various wasting and febrile diseases. ..."

7. Rehabilitation for Traumatic Brain Injury by Randall M. Chesnutt, Oregon Health Sciences University (1999)
"Systemic hypotension The presence of severe systemic injuries is also correlated ... However, when systemic hypotension occurring during the period between ..."

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