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Sequestration

sequestration

1. Formation of a sequestrum.

2. Loss of blood or of its fluid content into spaces within the body so that it is withdrawn from the circulating volume, resulting in haemodynamic impairment, hypovolaemia, hypotension, and reduced venous return to the heart.

Origin: L. Sequestratio, fr. Sequestro, pp. -atus, to lay aside


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