exsanguination

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exsanguination

 [eks-sang″gwĭ-na´shun]
extensive blood loss due to internal or external hemorrhage.

ex·san·gui·na·tion

(ek-sang'gwi-nā'shŭn),
Removal of blood; making exsanguine.

exsanguination

/ex·san·gui·na·tion/ (ek-sang″gwin-a´shun) extensive loss of blood due to internal or external hemorrhage.

exsanguination

[eksang′gwinā′shən]
a massive loss of blood.

exsanguination

Trauma surgery A condition that is “…the most extreme form of hemorrhage, with an initial blood loss of > 40% and ongoing bleeding which, if not surgically controlled, will lead to death.” See Salvage surgery–trauma, Staged surgery.

ex·san·gui·na·tion

(ek-sang'gwi-nā'shŭn)
Removal of blood; making exsanguine.

exsanguination

The loss of a substantial proportion, or almost the whole volume, of the blood. The result of a severe haemorrhage.

exsanguination

extensive blood loss due to internal or external hemorrhage.
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