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low blood pressure

n.
Hypotension.

hy•po•ten•sion

(ˌhaɪ pəˈtɛn ʃən)

n.
1. decreased blood pressure.
2. a disease or condition characterized by this symptom.
[1890–95]
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A test that can help doctors determine whether fainting is caused by low blood pressure or something more serious and life-threatening should be covered by all insurers, according to a panel of experts.
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