hypovolemic shock


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hypovolemic shock

[¦hī·pō‚vä¦lē·mik ′shäk]
(medicine)
Shock caused by reduced blood volume which may be due to loss of blood or plasma as in burns, the crush syndrome, perforating gastrointestinal wounds, or other trauma. Also known as wound shock.
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