regional hypothermia

n.

Perfusion with cold blood or local refrigeration to cool an organ that has been subjected to ischemia in order to reduce its metabolic requirements.

Nearby words

  1. region of superior limb,
  2. regional,
  3. regional anatomy,
  4. regional anesthesia,
  5. regional enteritis,
  6. regional ileitis,
  7. regional metamorphism,
  8. regionalism,
  9. regionalize,
  10. regionally


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