hypotension etymology

English word hypotension comes from English tension, English hypo-

Detailed word origin of hypotension

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
tension English (eng) To place an object in tension, to pull or place strain on. (physics, engineering) Force transmitted through a rope, string, cable, or similar object (used with prepositions on, in, or of, e.g., "The tension in the cable is 1000 N", to convey that the same magnitude of force applies to objects attached to both ends).. (physics, engineering) State of an elastic object which is stretched in a [...]
hypo- English (eng) (anatomy) Below; beneath; under.. (chemistry) Designating oxoacid and oxyanions with a low amount of oxygen.. (medicine) Deficient; less than normal.
hypotension English (eng) (pathology) The disease or disorder of abnormally low blood pressure.

Words with the same origin as hypotension

Descendants of tension
antihypertensive counterhypertensive hypertensive hypotensive nonhypertensive prehypertensive prohypertensive tensometer
Descendants of hypo-
hypo hypoandrogenemia hypobasidium hypocalcified hypocingulum hypodermic hypodipsia hypodivergent hypogyration hypoinsulinaemia hypokinetic hypolith hypomethylated hypomotile hypoosmolar hyporeactivity hyposecretory hypospray hypothalamus hypothermic hypothromboplastinemia hypovolemic hypozeugma