golden hour

noun
gold·​en hour | \ ˈgōl-dən-ˈau̇(-ə)r How to pronounce golden hour (audio) \

Medical Definition of golden hour

: the hour immediately following traumatic injury in which medical treatment to prevent irreversible internal damage and optimize the chance of survival is most effective

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“Golden hour.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/golden%20hour. Accessed 12 Jun. 2021.

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