cardiac arrest

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cardiac arrest

n.
1. Sudden cessation of heartbeat and cardiac function, resulting in the loss of effective circulation.
2. An instance of this: personnel who deal with cardiac arrests at sports events.

cardiac arrest

n
(Medicine) failure of the pumping action of the heart, resulting in loss of consciousness and absence of pulse and breathing: a medical emergency requiring immediate resuscitative treatment

car′diac arrest′


n.
abrupt cessation of heartbeat.
[1955–60]

cardiac arrest

A point at which the heart ceases to beat effectively.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cardiac arrest - absence of systolecardiac arrest - 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
Kreislaufstillstand
sydämenpysähdyssydänpysähdys
hartstilstand

cardiac arrest

cardiac arrest

n (Med) → arresto cardiaco
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