chronic shock

chron·ic shock

the state of peripheral circulatory insufficiency developing in elderly patients with a debilitating disease, for example, carcinoma; a subnormal blood volume makes the patient susceptible to hemorrhagic shock as a result of even a moderate blood loss such as may occur during an operation.

chron·ic shock

(kron'ik shok)
The state of peripheral circulatory insufficiency developing in old people with a debilitating disease, e.g., carcinoma; a subnormal blood volume makes the patient susceptible to hemorrhagic shock as a result of even a moderate blood loss such as may occur during an operation.
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