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Noun Concept
Categories: Cardiac arrhythmia, Causes of death, Medical aspects of death, All articles containing potentially dated statements, Medical emergencies
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cardiac arrest  asystole  cardiopulmonary arrest  Cardiac Arrest Team  Beau's syndrome
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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 WordNet 3.0
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Asystole is the absence of ventricular contractions in the context of a lethal heart arrhythmia. Wikipedia
Cardiac arrest is a sudden loss of blood flow resulting from the failure of the heart to pump effectively. Wikipedia
The cessation of normal circulation of the blood due to failure of the ventricles of the heart to contract effectively Wikipedia Disambiguation
Sudden stop in effective blood flow due to the failure of the heart to contract effectively Wikidata
Absence of ventricular contractions lasting longer than the minimum possible to sustain life Wikidata
Sudden and complete cessation of the heartbeat resulting in the loss of effective circulation of the blood. OmegaWiki
Absence of systole; failure of the heart to contract. Wiktionary
Absence of systole. Wiktionary (translation)
Cessation of the heartbeat resulting in the loss of effective circulation of the blood. Wiktionary (translation)