noun Pathology.
abnormally low arterial blood pressure; hypotension.
Also, hypopiesia [hahy-poh-pahy-ee-zhuh, -zee-uh, -shuh, -see-uh] .

hypo- + Greek piésis a squeezing

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hypopiesis hy·po·pi·e·sis (hī'pō-pī-ē'sĭs)
See hypotension.

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