shock lung

n.

The development of edema, impaired perfusion, and reduction in alveolar space so that the alveoli collapse, occurring during shock.pump lung

Nearby words

  1. shochet,
  2. shock,
  3. shock absorber,
  4. shock front,
  5. shock jock,
  6. shock radio,
  7. shock therapy,
  8. shock treatment,
  9. shock troops,
  10. shock tube


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