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Related to hypotension: orthostatic hypotension
1. Abnormally low arterial blood pressure.
2. Reduced pressure or tension of a body fluid, as of the intraocular or cerebrospinal fluids.
(Pathology) pathol abnormally low blood pressure
hy•po•ten•sion(ˌhaɪ pəˈtɛn ʃən)
1. decreased blood pressure.
2. a disease or condition characterized by this symptom.
Low blood pressure, often causing faintness when someone stands suddenly.
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cardiovascular disease - a disease of the heart or blood vessels
orthostatic hypotension, postural hypotension - low blood pressure occurring in some people when they stand up