Definition of hypotensive in English:


Syllabification: hy·po·ten·sive
Pronunciation: /ˌhīpōˈtensiv


  • 1Lowering the blood pressure: hypotensive drugs
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    • 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.
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    • 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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