neurogenic shock


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neurogenic shock

[¦nu̇r·ō¦jen·ik ′shäk]
(medicine)
Shock caused by vasodilation leading to low blood pressure and serious reduction in venous return and in cardiac output; due to such causes as injury to the central nervous system, spinal anesthesia, or reflex.