normotensive


normotensive
/nawr'moh ten"siv/, Pathol.
adj.
1. characterized by normal arterial tension or blood pressure.
n.
2. a normotensive person.
[1940-45; NORMO- + TENSIVE, on the model of HYPERTENSIVE, HYPOTENSIVE]

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