Definition of hypotensive in English:

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hypotensive

Pronunciation: /ˌhīpōˈtensiv/

adjective

1Lowering the blood pressure: hypotensive drugs
More example sentences
  • The main secondary outcomes were recorded treatment with hypotensive agents, lipid lowering drugs, and antiplatelet drugs.
  • He was treated with hypotensive drugs and anticoagulants and had no neurological sequelae.
  • Intravascular volume depletion can also potentiate the hypotensive effect of beta blockade.
1.1Relating to or suffering from abnormally low blood pressure.
Example sentences
  • Despite administration of multiple boluses of fluid, he remained hypotensive and anuric.
  • Within 12 hours he was hypotensive, oliguric, tachypnoeic, increasingly drowsy, and confused.
  • Forty hypotensive subjects and 40 normotensive controls participated in this study.

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Syllabification: hy·po·ten·sive

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