hypovolemic

hypovolemic
adjective
of or relating to a decrease in the volume of circulating blood
Syn: ↑hypovolaemic
Pertains to noun: ↑hypovolaemia (for: ↑hypovolaemic), ↑hypovolemia
Derivationally related forms: ↑hypovolaemia (for: ↑hypovolaemic), ↑hypovolemia

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adjective

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hypovolaeˈmic or (US) hypovolēˈmic adjective
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Main Entry:hypo-

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  • hypovolemic shock — shock resulting from insufficient blood volume for the maintenance of adequate cardiac output, blood pressure, and tissue perfusion. Without modification the term refers to absolute hypovolemic shock caused by acute hemorrhage or excessive fluid… …   Medical dictionary

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  • hypovolemic — hy·po·vo·le·mic …   English syllables

  • hypovolemic shock — /huy poh veuh lee mik, huy / a type of shock caused by reduced blood volume, as from massive bleeding or dehydration. Cf. cardiogenic shock, anaphylactic shock. [1960 65; HYPO + VOL(UME) + EM(IA) + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • hypovolemic shock — noun shock caused by severe blood or fluid loss • Hypernyms: ↑shock * * * /huy poh veuh lee mik, huy / a type of shock caused by reduced blood volume, as from massive bleeding or dehydration. Cf. cardiogenic shock, anaphylactic shock. [1960 65;… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Shock (circulatory) — Acute shock redirects here. For the psychological condition, see Acute stress reaction. Shock ICD 10 many incl. R57 ICD 9 785 DiseasesDB …   Wikipedia

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