cardiogenic shock

noun

Medical Definition of cardiogenic shock

: shock resulting from failure of the heart to pump an adequate amount of blood as a result of heart disease and especially heart attack

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“Cardiogenic shock.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cardiogenic%20shock. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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