pressure collapse

pres·sure col·lapse

pulmonary collapse due to external compression of the lung, as by a pleural effusion or pneumothorax.
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In the case of blood pressure collapse during high-risk PCI, for example, IABP support is unlikely to reverse shock and restore normal hemodynamics.
Placing a product in a pressure cooker just after dispensing the glob top offers a dual benefit: The pressure collapses any voids, while the temperature accelerates the curing process.
Further pressure collapses neutrons to quark matter and heavy quark matter.
When the stator is de-energized, the spill valve is opened and the pressure collapses.
Gating is problematic because filling with too much pressure collapses hollow polymer cores or distorts metal ones.