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syn·co·pe

 (sĭng′kə-pē, sĭn′-)
n.
1. Grammar The shortening of a word by omission of a sound, letter, or syllable from the middle of the word; for example, bos'n for boatswain.
2. Medicine A brief loss of consciousness caused by inadequate blood flow to the brain.

[Middle English sincopis, from sincopene, from Late Latin syncopēn, accusative of syncopē, from Greek sunkopē, from sunkoptein, to cut short : sun-, syn- + koptein, to strike.]

syn′co·pal (sĭng′kə-pəl, sĭn′-), syn·cop′ic (sĭn-kŏp′ĭk) adj.

syncope

(ˈsɪŋkəpɪ)
n
1. (Pathology) pathol a technical word for a faint
2. (Linguistics) the omission of one or more sounds or letters from the middle of a word
[C16: from Late Latin syncopa, from Greek sunkopē a cutting off, from syn- + koptein to cut]
syncopic, ˈsyncopal adj

syn•co•pe

(ˈsɪŋ kəˌpi, ˈsɪn-)

n.
1. the shortening of a word by omitting one or more sounds from the middle, as in the reduction of never to ne'er.
2. brief loss of consciousness associated with an inadequate flow of oxygenated blood to the brain.
[1350–1400; < Late Latin syncopē < Greek synkopḗ cutting up =syn- syn- + kopḗ act of cutting, <kóptein to cut]
syn•cop•ic (sɪnˈkɒp ɪk) syn′co•pal, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.syncope - a spontaneous loss of consciousness caused by insufficient blood to the brainsyncope - a spontaneous loss of consciousness caused by insufficient blood to the brain
loss of consciousness - the occurrence of a loss of the ability to perceive and respond
2.syncope - (phonology) the loss of sounds from within a word (as in `fo'c'sle' for `forecastle')
phonemics, phonology - the study of the sound system of a given language and the analysis and classification of its phonemes
articulation - the aspect of pronunciation that involves bringing articulatory organs together so as to shape the sounds of speech

syncope

noun
Pathology. A temporary loss of consciousness:
Translations
mdlobasynkopa

syncope

[ˈsɪŋkəpɪ] N
1. (Med) → síncope m
2. (Ling, Mus) → síncopa f

syncope

n (Ling, Med) → Synkope f

syn·co·pe

n. síncope, desmayo o pérdida temporal del conocimiento;
anginal ______ anginoso;
deglutition ______ de deglución;
cardiac ______ cardíaco;
convulsive ______ convulsivo;
hysterical ______ histérico;
laryngeal ______ laríngeo.

syncope

n síncope m
References in classic literature ?
Oh, do not place any reliance on that, madame; one drop of that elixir sufficed to recall life to a dying child, but three drops would have impelled the blood into his lungs in such a way as to have produced most violent palpitations; six would have suspended his respiration, and caused syncope more serious than that in which he was; ten would have destroyed him.
The light that long ago had struck me into syncope, recalled in this vision, seemed glidingly to mount the wall, and tremblingly to pause in the centre of the obscured ceiling.
Dizziness, vertigo and syncope are very common medical problems that are encountered in daily clinical practice.
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However, defence witness Professor Alyn Huw Morice said Bell was a classic case of a patient with cough syncope - which he said can cause people to blackout or have muscle spasms.
He said: "Twenty-five people a year are killed while driving with a cough syncope.
This article will explore the physiological and psychological mechanisms which trigger the vasovagal response, techniques for minimizing patient fear and syncope risk during blood draws, and behavioral treatments mitigating the anxiety and fear associated with BII phobia.
4) Syncope or a sudden blackout, is a common problem.
ISLAMABAD -- Drinking excessive amounts of cola and eating honey made from the pollen of Rhododendrons can cause unusual syncope (fainting) and symptoms of arrhythmia, a new study has found.
Washington, June 26 ( ANI ): Drinking excessive amounts of cola and eating honey made from the pollen of Rhododendrons can cause unusual syncope (fainting) and symptoms of arrhythmia, a new study has found.
Lianne suffers from a heart rhythm disorder called reflex syncope.