asystole

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asystole

(əˈsɪstəlɪ)
n
(Pathology) pathol the absence of heartbeat; cardiac arrest
asystolic adj
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.asystole - absence of systoleasystole - absence of systole; failure of the ventricles of the heart to contract (usually caused by ventricular fibrillation) with consequent absence of the heart beat leading to oxygen lack and eventually to death
pathology - any deviation from a healthy or normal condition
Translations

a·sys·to·le

, asystolia
n. asístole, asistolia, fallo cardíaco, paro cardíaco ausencia de contracciones cardíacas.

asystole

n asistolia
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2000) Hemodynamics during a postexertional asystolia in a healthy athlete: a case study.
Failure to identify this abnormality occasionally results in worsening of the symptoms that may evolve to sustained ventricular arrhythmia, fibrillation and asystolia (NUNES, 2002).
High doses of ethanol fluid extract had a paralysing effect and caused asystolia to isolated frog hearts (Starkenstein and Wasserstrom, 1933).