Fainting

• (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Faint • (n.) Syncope, or loss of consciousness owing to a sudden arrest of the blood supply to the brain, the face becoming pallid, the respiration feeble, and the heat`s beat weak.
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fainting

<neurology, physiology> A form of syncope (fainting) that occurs as a part of a normal physiologic response to stress (often emotional stress). The individual becomes lightheaded, nauseated, flushed, feels warm and then may lose consciousness for several seconds. ... (27 Sep 1997) ...
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Fainting

Faint'ing noun Syncope, or loss of consciousness owing to a sudden arrest of the blood supply to the brain, the face becoming pallid, the respiration feeble, and the heat's beat weak. Fainting fit , a fainting or swoon; syncope. [ Colloq.]
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Fainting

Fainting (‘Syncope`) is a transient loss of consciousness with a resultant loss of postural tone caused by a temporary interruption of blood flow to the brain
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fainting

fainting or syncope (sing'kupē) , temporary loss of consciousness caused by an insufficient supply of oxygen to the brain. It can be concurrent with any serious disease or condition, such as heart failure, hypertension (high blood pressure), arrhythmia, hemorrhage, injury to the brain or o...
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fainting

in physiology, loss of consciousness owing to a temporary decrease in the blood supply to the brain. See syncope.
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fainting

Sudden, temporary loss of consciousness caused by reduced blood supply to the brain. It may be due to emotional shock or physical factors, such as pooling of blood in the legs from standing still for long periods
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