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hypopiesis

[hahy-poh-pahy-ee-sis] /ˌhaɪ poʊ paɪˈi sɪs/
noun, Pathology
1.
abnormally low arterial blood pressure; hypotension.
Also, hypopiesia
[hahy-poh-pahy-ee-zhuh, -zee-uh, -shuh, -see-uh] /ˌhaɪ poʊ paɪˈi ʒə, -zi ə, -ʃə, -si ə/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
hypo- + Greek piésis a squeezing
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hypopiesis in Medicine

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

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