Definition of Hypotensive

1. Noun. A person who has abnormally low blood pressure.

Generic synonyms: Patient



2. Adjective. Having abnormally low blood pressure.

Definition of Hypotensive

1. Adjective. of or pertaining to hypotension ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hypotensive

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Medical Definition of Hypotensive

1. Characterised by or causing diminished tension or pressure, as abnormally low blood pressure. (11 Jan 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hypotensive

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

Literary usage of Hypotensive

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1. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"Prior to CEI administration (ie, at i, angiotensin I increased blood pres- : ± 14 and 108 ± 20 mm Hg in nor- ive and hypotensive cats. ..."

2. Botanical Abstracts by Board of Control of Botanical Abstracts (1920)
"The hypotensive components pass through the membrane, and their solution thus ... As a guide for the separation of the hypotensive compounds the author used ..."

3. International Medical and Surgical Surveyby American Institute of Medicine by American Institute of Medicine (1922)
"In view of these experiments the therapeutic use of pepsin as a hypotensive drug may be contemplated in the future, for its effect is quite marked as that ..."

4. Diseases of the heart and aorta by Arthur Douglass Hirschfelder (1918)
"hypotensive VASOMOTOR CRISES. The so-called " hypotensive " crises seem to bear no relation to arteriosclerosis, but rather to trauma, action of toxic ..."

5. Thyroid and Thymus by André Crotti (1922)
"... that the hypotensive action of the gland was due to choline. This substance, however, is not found only in the thyroid but also in all the other organs. ..."

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