Crush syndrome

crush syndrome n.
A severe shocklike condition that follows release of a limb or other large body part after a prolonged period of compression, characterized by edema, hematuria, and renal failure. Also called compression syndrome.


Read Also:

  • Crusie

    /ˈkruːzɪ/ noun 1. a variant spelling of cruizie

  • Crusoe

    [kroo-soh] /ˈkru soʊ/ noun 1. Robinson, . /ˈkruːsəʊ; -zəʊ/ noun 1. Robinson Crusoe, See Robinson Crusoe

  • Crus of clitoris

    crus of clitoris n. The continuation of the clitoris on each side of the corpus cavernosum, diverging from the body posteriorly and attached to the pubic arch.

  • Crus of diaphragm

    crus of diaphragm n. Any of the muscular origins of the diaphragm from the bodies of the upper lumbar vertebrae that pass the aorta upward to the central tendon.

Disclaimer: Crush syndrome definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.