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Related to cardiopulmonary arrest: cardiopulmonary resuscitation, pulmonary embolism, myocardial infarction
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|Noun||1.||cardiopulmonary 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