- absence of systole
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Asystole: A dire form of cardiac arrest in which the heart stops beating -- there is no systole -- and there is no electrical activity in the heart. The heart is at a total standstill. In the past the asystolic heart usually could not be restarted. However, in 2004 people with asystole were reported to be three times as likely to survive if they ar
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A weakening or cessation of the contractile power of the heart.
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<cardiology> Cardiac standstill or arrest, absence of a heartbeat. ... Synonym: Beau's syndrome. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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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
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(a-sis´to-le) cardiac standstill or arrest; absence of heartbeat. adj., asystol´ic., adj.
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• (n.) A weakening or cessation of the contractile power of the heart.
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cardiac standstill or arrest; absence of a heartbeat; called also Beau's syndrome.
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asystole, asystolia, asystolic Absence of a heartbeat.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: ā-sis′tō-lē Definitions: 1. Absence of contractions of the heart. Synonyms: asystolia
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In medicine, asystole iː, colloquially known as flatline, is a state of no cardiac electrical activity, hence no contractions of the myocardium and no cardiac output or blood flow. Asystole is one of the conditions that may be used for a medical practitioner to certify clinical or legal death. Asystole is treated by cardiopulmonary resuscitation
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a condition in which the heart no longer beats and usually cannot be restarted
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