compression cyanosis n.
Cyanosis accompanied by petechial hemorrhages of the head, neck, and upper chest, caused by severe or prolonged compression of the chest or abdomen.
- Compression-ignition engine
noun 1. a type of internal-combustion engine, such as a diesel, in which ignition occurs as a result of the rise in temperature caused by compression of the mixture in the cylinder
noun 1. a method of molding thermosetting plastic by closing a mold on it, forming the material by heat and pressure.
- Compression paralysis
compression paralysis n. Paralysis due to compression of a nerve, as by prolonged pressure.
- Compression syndrome
compression syndrome n. See crush syndrome.