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asystole

/ (əˈsɪstəlɪ) /
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noun

pathol the absence of heartbeat; cardiac arrest

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asystolic (ˌæsɪsˈtɒlɪk), adjective
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Medical definitions for asystole

asystole
[ ā-sĭstə-lē, ə-sĭs- ]

n.

The absence of contractions of the heart.
a′sys•tolic (ā′sĭ-stŏlĭk) adj.
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