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1. hypotension

noun. ['ˌhaɪpoʊˈtɛnʃən'] abnormally low blood pressure.

Synonyms

  • postural hypotension
  • orthostatic hypotension

Antonyms

  • secondary hypertension
  • essential hypertension
  • cardiovascular disease

Etymology

  • hypo- (English)
  • ὑπο- (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • tension (English)
  • tension (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

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Words that Rhyme with Hypotension

  • misapprehension
  • comprehension
  • condescension
  • reinvention
  • hypertension
  • apprehension
  • suspension
  • prevention
  • pretension
  • extension
  • convention
  • contention
  • retention
  • laurentian
  • invention
  • dissension
  • dimension
  • detention
  • attention
  • ascension
  • pension
  • mention
  • henschen
  • gentian

Example sentences of the word hypotension


1. Noun, singular or mass
If you suspect that your cat is suffering from hypertension or hypotension, visit your veterinarian.

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