Adams-Stokes Syndrome Definition

ădəmz-stōks
noun
An occasional temporary stoppage or extreme slowing of the pulse as a result of heart block, causing dizziness, fainting, and sometimes convulsions.
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Origin of Adams-Stokes Syndrome

  • After Robert Adams (1791–1875) and William Stokes (1804–1878), Irish physicians

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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