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Dictionary entry overview: What does hypovolemic shock mean?
• HYPOVOLEMIC SHOCK (noun)
The noun HYPOVOLEMIC SHOCK has 1 sense:
1. shock caused by severe blood or fluid loss
Familiarity information: HYPOVOLEMIC SHOCK used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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Shock caused by severe blood or fluid loss
Nouns denoting stable states of affairs
Hypernyms ("hypovolemic shock" is a kind of...):
shock ((pathology) bodily collapse or near collapse caused by inadequate oxygen delivery to the cells; characterized by reduced cardiac output and rapid heartbeat and circulatory insufficiency and pallor)
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