Adams-Stokes syndrome

noun
recurrent sudden attacks of unconsciousness caused by impaired conduction of the impulse that regulates the heartbeat
Hypernyms: ↑cardiac arrhythmia, ↑arrhythmia

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/ad"euhmz stohks"/
Pathol. See Stokes-Adams syndrome. Also called Adams-Stokes disease.

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