cardiac arrest

Synonyms and related words:
angina, angina pectoris, aortic insufficiency, aortic stenosis, apoplectic stroke, apoplexy, arrhythmia, arteriosclerosis, atherosclerosis, atrial fibrillation, auricular fibrillation, beriberi heart, cardiac insufficiency, cardiac shock, cardiac stenosis, cardiac thrombosis, carditis, congenital heart disease, cor biloculare, cor juvenum, cor triatriatum, coronary, coronary insufficiency, coronary thrombosis, diastolic hypertension, encased heart, endocarditis, extrasystole, fatty heart, fibroid heart, flask-shaped heart, frosted heart, hairy heart, heart attack, heart block, heart condition, heart disease, heart failure, high blood pressure, hypertension, hypertensive heart disease, ischemic heart disease, mitral insufficiency, mitral stenosis, myocardial infarction, myocardial insufficiency, myocarditis, myovascular insufficiency, ox heart, palpitation, paralytic stroke, paroxysmal tachycardia, pericarditis, pile, premature beat, pseudoaortic insufficiency, pulmonary insufficiency, pulmonary stenosis, rheumatic heart disease, round heart, sclerosis, stony heart, stroke, tachycardia, thrombosis, tricuspid insufficiency, tricuspid stenosis, turtle heart, varicose veins, varix, ventricular fibrillation

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  • cardiac arrest — cardiac arrests N VAR A cardiac arrest is a heart attack. [MEDICAL] Syn: heart attack …   English dictionary

  • cardiac arrest — [n] heart stoppage coronary thrombosis, heart attack, heart failure, myocardial infarction; concept 308 …   New thesaurus

  • cardiac arrest — n. the complete failure of the heart to pump blood …   English World dictionary

  • Cardiac arrest — For other uses, see Cardiac arrest (disambiguation). Cardiac Arrest Classification and external resources …   Wikipedia

  • Cardiac arrest — A medical emergency with absent or inadequate contraction of the left ventricle of the heart that immediately causes bodywide circulatory failure. The signs and symptoms include loss of consciousness; rapid shallow breathing progressing to apnea… …   Medical dictionary

  • cardiac arrest — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms cardiac arrest : singular cardiac arrest plural cardiac arrests medical a heart attack …   English dictionary

  • cardiac arrest — cardiac ar rest noun count MEDICAL a HEART ATTACK …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • cardiac arrest — n. sudden cessation of all heart activity, cardiopulmonary arrest …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cardiac arrest — car′diac arrest′ n. pat abrupt cessation of heartbeat • Etymology: 1955–60 …   From formal English to slang

  • cardiac arrest — noun 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 • Syn: ↑asystole, ↑cardiopulmonary… …   Useful english dictionary

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