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.
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hypotension

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

Low blood pressure, often causing faintness when someone stands suddenly.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
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)
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Translations
hypotenze

hy·po·ten·sion

n. hipotensión, presión arterial baja.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

hypotension

n hipotensión f orthostatic — hipotensión ortostática
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This may cause supine hypotension syndrome, leading to higher cardiovascular sympathetic activity, which is the main factor responsible for this change.
The supine hypotension syndrome is also more significant with larger uterine size.
For example, from the second trimester onwards there is increased risk of supine hypotension syndrome causing circulation problems; risk of deep vein thrombosis increases in the third trimester and therefore any extra strain on the intrauterine and uterine ligaments must be avoided.