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Adams-Stokes syndrome

Definition of the noun adams-stokes syndrome

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  1. recurrent sudden attacks of unconsciousness caused by impaired conduction of the impulse that regulates the heartbeat

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Google previewState board examination questions and answers of thirty-four States (1908)

The Adams-Stokes syndrome is a pulse permanently slow, and accompanied by attacks of vertigo or syncope. It is supposed to be the "result of changes in the pneumogas- tric centers due to disease of the arteries of the medulla." 7. " Gallstone ...

Google previewEncyclopaedic Dictionary of Biology (2003)

by S. Choudhary

Adams-Stokes syndrome (Stokes- Adams syndrome) : Adams-Stokes syndrome is the recurrent episodes of near loss or loss of consciousness associated with transient or permanent problems in the conduction of electrical activity between the ...

Google previewDICTIONARY OF MEDICAL TERMS,6th ed. (2012)

Adams-Stokes syndrome N. condition characterized by recurrent sudden attacks of unconsciousness, with or without convulsions, caused by transient heart block; also called Stokes-Adams syndrome.

Google previewStedman's Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing (2005)

by Thomas Lathrop Stedman

syN Adams-Stokes syndrome. Ad- ams-Stokes syn-drome (a'dāmz-stöks sin'dröm) A syndrome characterized by slow ...

Google previewConcise Medical Dictionary (2015)

by Elizabeth Martin

Adams-Stokes syndrome see StokesAdams syndrome. ADAMTS13 adisintegrin and metalloproteinase with athrombospondin type 1 motif, member 13, also known as von Willebrand factor-cleaving protease: an enzyme that cleaves and ...

Google previewMosby's Dental Dictionary (2007)

by Mosby

(Adams-Stokes syndrome), a disease characterized by a slow and perhaps irregular pulse, vertigo,

Google previewDorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary Elsevieron VitalSource (2011)

by Dorland

see under collar and law and see Adams-Stokes syndrome, under syndrome. Stokes-Ad•ams attack, syndrome (syncope) (sto ̄ks0 ad0emz) [W. Stokes; ...

Google previewInverted Medical Dictionary, Second Edition (1991)

by Bruce C. Carlstedt, Mary J. Stanaszek, Walter F. Stanaszek

erythromelalgia ophthalmoplegic migraine thrombophlebitis of thoracoepigastric vein chronic mountain sickness Adams-Stokes syndrome mucopolysaccharidosis syringomyelia thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura tracheobronchomegaly ...

Google previewMidline Medical Dictionary (2002)

by P. S. Rawat

Groix-SRa; *gs", *w- aft Adams-Stokes Syndrome. Altered state of consciousness due to decreased flow of ...

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