adjective Etymology: normal + -o- + -tensive (as in hypotensive) Date: circa 1941 having normal blood pressure • normotensive noun

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  • normotensive — ormotensive adj. (Med., Physiol.) Pertaining to or having normal blood pressure. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • normotensive — Indicating a normal arterial blood pressure. SYN: normotonic (2). * * * nor·mo·ten·sive .nȯr mō ten(t) siv adj having normal blood pressure <normotensive offspring of hypertensive parents> normotensive n an individual with normal blood… …   Medical dictionary

  • normotensive — /nawr moh ten siv/, Pathol. adj. 1. characterized by normal arterial tension or blood pressure. n. 2. a normotensive person. [1940 45; NORMO + TENSIVE, on the model of HYPERTENSIVE, HYPOTENSIVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • normotensive — nor•mo•ten•sive [[t]ˌnɔr moʊˈtɛn sɪv[/t]] adj. 1) pat characterized by normal arterial blood pressure 2) pat a normotensive person • Etymology: 1940–45 …   From formal English to slang

  • normotensive — 1. adjective a) Having normal tension b) Having normal blood pressure See Also: hypertensive, hypotensive 2. noun …   Wiktionary

  • normotensive — adj. of normal blood pressure (Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • normotensive — [ˌnɔ:mə(ʊ) tɛnsɪv] adjective Medicine having or denoting a normal blood pressure …   English new terms dictionary

  • normotensive — nor·mo·ten·sive …   English syllables

  • normotensive — adj. describing the state in which the arterial blood pressure is within the normal range. Compare: hypertension, hypotension …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • normotensive — /nɔmoʊˈtɛnsɪv/ (say nawmoh tensiv) adjective having a normal blood pressure. {normo + tensive} …   Australian English dictionary

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