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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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.
Spinal anaesthesia in pregnant patients has higher incidence of hypotension due to supine hypotension syndrome.