1. Applying an electric current. 2. A state of lowered excitability of neural centres when cut off from other centres. 3. A reduction of blood flow due to a failure of circulatory control or extreme blood loss. 4. The sudden disturbance of equilibrium.

SHOCK: "Spinal shock occurs when the connection the spinal cord and brain is severed."
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