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A profound fall in systemic blood pressure, as after severe hemorrhage, may so
reduce renal blood flow that no urine at all is formed for a time. Death may occur
from suppression of glomerular function if dehydration causes a fall in pressure.
The most familiar example is water, whose properties as ice, liquid, and vapour (
gas) are dramatically different within the temperature and pressure ranges of
everyday experience. General PROPERTIES All matter consists of atoms or ...
B. MAsoN, Principles of Geochemistry, 3rd ed. (1966); R.C. Newton, “The Status
and Future of High Static-Pressure Geophysical Research,” in R.s. BRADLEY (ed
.), Advances in High Pressure Research, vol. 1, pp. 195–263 (1966); P.J. wyllie, ...
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