/ (əˈsɪstəlɪ) /
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pathol the absence of heartbeat; cardiac arrest
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Derived forms of asystoleasystolic (ˌæsɪsˈtɒlɪk), adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for asystole
In patients with noisy asystole (asystolie bruyante) the same dose produced no appreciable effect.
Medical definitions for asystole
[ ā-sĭs′tə-lē, ə-sĭs′- ]
The absence of contractions of the heart.
Other words from asystolea′sys•tol′ic (ā′sĭ-stŏl′ĭk) adj.
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