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.
The elevated pressure collapses the blood vessels that perfuse muscle and bone, which can result in permanent tissue death, disability and amputation of the affected limb.
Further pressure collapses neutrons to quark matter and heavy quark matter.
Gating is problematic because filling with too much pressure collapses hollow polymer cores or distorts metal ones.