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Adams-Stokes syndrome

[ad-uh mz-stohks] /ˈæd əmzˈstoʊks/
Pathology. Stokes-Adams syndrome.
Also called Adams-Stokes disease. Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for Adams-Stokes syndrome

Adams-Stokes syndrome

another term for heart block
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C19: named after R. Adams (1791–1875) and W. Stokes (1804–78), Irish physicians
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Adams-Stokes syndrome in Medicine

Adams-Stokes syndrome Ad·ams-Stokes syndrome (ād'əmz-)
An occasional temporary stoppage or extreme slowing of the pulse as a result of heart block, causing dizziness, fainting, and sometimes convulsions. Also called Morgagni's disease, Spens' syndrome, Stokes-Adams disease, Stokes-Adams syndrome.

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