Meaning of hypotension in English:


Pronunciation /hʌɪpə(ʊ)ˈtɛnʃ(ə)n/


mass noun
  • Abnormally low blood pressure.

    ‘Toxic shock syndrome can present with hypotension, erythema, fever and multisystem dysfunction.’
    • ‘Another condition seen in pregnant women is hypotension or abnormally low blood pressure.’
    • ‘Adverse events include a risk of respiratory arrest, hypotension, and impaired consciousness.’
    • ‘More severe episodes may progress to respiratory difficulties, hypotension, or cardiac dysrhythmias.’
    • ‘The physical examination demonstrated pallor, hypotension and tachycardia.’