hypotension

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hy·po·ten·sion

 (hī′pə-tĕn′shən)
n.
1. Abnormally low arterial blood pressure.
2. Reduced pressure or tension of a body fluid, as of the intraocular or cerebrospinal fluids.

hypotension

(ˌhaɪpəʊˈtɛnʃən)
n
(Pathology) pathol abnormally low blood pressure
hypotensive adj

hy•po•ten•sion

(ˌhaɪ pəˈtɛn ʃən)

n.
1. decreased blood pressure.
2. a disease or condition characterized by this symptom.
[1890–95]

hypotension

Low blood pressure, often causing faintness when someone stands suddenly.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hypotension - abnormally low blood pressure
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
high blood pressure, hypertension - a common disorder in which blood pressure remains abnormally high (a reading of 140/90 mm Hg or greater)
Translations
hypotenze

hy·po·ten·sion

n. hipotensión, presión arterial baja.

hypotension

n hipotensión f orthostatic — hipotensión ortostática
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Mechanisms, causes, and evaluation of orthostatic and postprandial hypotension.
c) may prevent the development of postprandial hypotension.
If you sometimes feel dizzy or lightheaded after eating a meal, you could have a common condition called postprandial hypotension (low blood pressure after eating).