anti–shock

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adjective an·ti–shock \ˌan-tē-ˈshäk, ˌan-tī-\
variants: or

antishock

Definition of anti–shock

  1. 1 :  designed to be resistant to or to offer protection against shock tires with anti-shock devices a waterproof anti-shock camera case

  2. 2 medical :  counteracting the effects of bodily shock; specifically :  used to treat hypovolemic shock (such as that resulting from hemorrhage) especially by improving blood flow and pressure in the upper body anti-shock pants help prevent or control hypovolemic shock and stabilize blood pressure drop caused by injury and ruptured aneurysm. — Health Care

1883

First Known Use of anti–shock

1883


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