Hypotension

A condition in which the arterial blood pressure is abnormally low.
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hypotension

[n] - abnormally low blood pressure
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Hypotension

Low blood pressure.
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hypotension

low blood pressure or a sudden drop in blood pressure. Hypotension may occur when a person rises quickly from a sitting or reclining position, causing dizziness or fainting.
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Hypotension

the medical term for abnormally low blood pressure, which results in reduced blood flow to the brain, causing dizziness and fainting
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Hypotension

An abnormally low blood pressure
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Hypotension

Low blood pressure.
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Hypotension

Hypotension: Any blood pressure that is below the normal expected for an individual in a given environment. Hypotension is the opposite of hypertension (abnormally high blood pressure). Hypotension is a relative term because the blood pressure normally varies greatly with activity, age, medications, and underlying medical conditions. Low blood pres
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Hypotension

Lowered blood pressure.
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hypotension

<cardiology, physiology> Abnormally low blood pressure, seen in shock but not necessarily indicative of it. ... (11 Jan 1998) ...
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hypotension

(hi″po-ten´shәn) diminished tension; lowered blood pressure. A consistently low blood pressure (systolic pressure less than 100 mm of mercury) usually is no cause for concern and may even be associated with long life. However, extremely low blood pressure may be a sign of a serious condition such as shock, m...
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hypotension

condition in which the blood pressure is abnormally low, either because of reduced blood volume or because of increased blood-vessel capacity. Though ... [2 related articles]
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hypotension

abnormally low blood pressure; seen in shock but not necessarily indicative of it.
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hypotension

hypotension, hypotensive Abnormally low blood pressure.
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Hypotension

In physiology and medicine, hypotension is abnormally low blood pressure, especially in the arteries of the systemic circulation. It is best understood as a physiologic state, rather than a disease. It is often associated with shock, though not necessarily indicative of it. Hypotension is the opposite of hypertension, which is high blood pressure.
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Hypotension

Low blood pressure or a sudden drop in blood pressure. A person rising quickly from a sitting or reclining position may have a sudden fall in blood pressure, causing dizziness or fainting. See autonomic neuropathy.
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hypotension

(low blood pressure) Hypotension is abnormally low blood pressure. Normal blood pressure is a reading of less than 120/80 mmHg (mmHg = millimeters of mercury, a unit for measuring pressure). Hypotension is blood pressure that is lower than 90/60 mmHg. Compare with high blood pre...
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Hypotension

A sudden drop in blood pressure that occurs when the systolic reading is less than 90 and the diastolic is less than 50. The condition can occur when an individual rises too quickly from sitting or lying. Hypotension can cause dizziness, lightheadedness and fainting. Synonym(s): Low Blood Pressure Broader term(s): Blood Pressure
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hypotension

Type: Term Pronunciation: hī′pō-ten′shŭn Definitions: 1. Subnormal arterial blood pressure. 2. Reduced pressure or tension of any kind. Synonyms: hypopiesis
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hypotension

Abnormally low blood pressure.
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HYPOTENSION

Low blood pressure.
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Hypotension

Low blood pressure
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HYPOTENSION

Abnormally low blood pressure.
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hypotension

abnormally low blood pressure
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hypotension

Abnormally low blood pressure.
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