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hy·po·ten·sive

 (hī′pə-tĕn′sĭv)
adj.
1. Of or characterized by hypotension.
2. Causing a reduction in blood pressure: a hypotensive drug.
n.
A person with or susceptible to hypotension.
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hy•po•ten•sive

(ˌhaɪ poʊˈtɛn sɪv)

adj.
1. characterized by or causing low blood pressure, as shock.
n.
2. a hypotensive person or agent.
[1900–05; hypotens (ion) + -ive]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hypotensive - a person who has abnormally low blood pressure
patient - a person who requires medical care; "the number of emergency patients has grown rapidly"
Adj.1.hypotensive - having abnormally low blood pressure
hypertensive - having abnormally high blood pressure
normotensive - having normal blood pressure
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Translations

hy·po·ten·sive

a. hipotensivo-a, hipotenso-a, rel. a la presión baja o que sufre de ella.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

hypotensive

adj (state, etc.) hipotensivo, (effect) hipotensor, (patient) hipotenso
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