- hunting reaction
- periods of vasoconstriction alternating with periods of vasodilatation in a finger or other part exposed to temperatures below 15°C, as if the body were hunting for an equilibrium point of skin temperature.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
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