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Stokes-Adams syndrome


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An occasional temporary stoppage or extreme slowing of the pulse as a result of heart block, causing dizziness, fainting, and sometimes convulsions.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

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


After William Stokes (1804-1878) and Robert Adams (1791-1875), Irish physicians.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)


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