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low blood pressure

noun
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25
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Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Examples from the web for low blood pressure
  • Patients with some of the severest symptoms suffer from low blood pressure and have difficulty regulating their heartbeat.
  • She has no cancer risk, she has low blood pressure and her heart is in excellent condition.
  • Septic shock is a serious condition that occurs when an overwhelming infection leads to life-threatening low blood pressure.
  • Supportive treatment for low blood pressure is usually needed as well.
  • low blood pressure is a common problem during the first few weeks, particularly if the initial dose is too high.
  • In severe reactions, you may have low blood pressure and blocked airways.
  • Wearing elastic stockings may help treat low blood pressure and fainting.
  • Supportive treatment for low blood pressure is usually needed as well.
  • Consequently, episodes of dangerously low blood pressure are still frequently encountered.
low blood pressure in Science
low blood pressure
  (lō)   
See hypotension.
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