crush syndrome

noun
\ ˈkrəsh- How to pronounce crush syndrome (audio) \

Medical Definition of crush syndrome

: the physical responses to severe crushing injury of muscle tissue involving especially shock and partial or complete renal failure also : the renal failure associated with such responses

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“Crush syndrome.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/crush%20syndrome. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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