low blood pressure
noun Date: 1924 hypotension

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  • low blood pressure — n. HYPOTENSION …   English World dictionary

  • Low blood pressure — Any blood pressure that is below the normal expected for an individual in a given environment. Low blood pressure is also referred to as hypotension. Low blood pressure is a relative term because the blood pressure normally varies greatly with… …   Medical dictionary

  • low blood pressure — noun : hypotension * * * hypotension. [1920 25] * * * low blood pressure, = hypotension. (Cf. ↑hypotension) …   Useful english dictionary

  • low blood pressure — blood pressure that is below the normal level …   English contemporary dictionary

  • low blood pressure — low′ blood′ pres sure n. pat hypotension • Etymology: 1920–25 …   From formal English to slang

  • low blood pressure — hypotension. [1920 25] * * * …   Universalium

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  • Blood pressure, low — Any blood pressure that is below the normal expected for an individual in a given environment. Low blood pressure is also referred to as hypotension. Low blood pressure is a relative term because the blood pressure normally varies greatly with… …   Medical dictionary

  • Pressure, low blood — Any blood pressure that is below the normal expected for an individual in a given environment. Low blood pressure is also referred to as hypotension. Low blood pressure is a relative term because the blood pressure normally varies greatly with… …   Medical dictionary

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