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[hahy-puh-ten-shuh n] /ˌhaɪ pəˈtɛn ʃən/

noun, Pathology.
decreased or lowered blood pressure.
a disease or condition characterized by this symptom.
(pathol) abnormally low blood pressure

hypotension hy·po·ten·sion (hī’pə-těn’shən)

Abnormally low blood pressure, especially in the arteries. Also called low blood pressure.


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