asystole

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asystole

(əˈsɪstəlɪ)
n
(Pathology) pathol the absence of heartbeat; cardiac arrest
asystolic adj
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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
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Translations

a·sys·to·le

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

n asistolia
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