syncope :

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  • n  a spontaneous loss of consciousness caused by insufficient blood to the brain
  • n  (phonology) the loss of sounds from within a word (as in `fo'c'sle' for `forecastle')

  • For example, a study of VAERS reports of fainting among Gardasil recipients the medical term is syncope published in the Journal of the American Medical Association this .
  • Bleeding "to syncope" (fainting) was often prescribed, and if a patient was very weak and his veins hard to come at, "recourse should be had to the jugglars.
  • Mudge's diagnosis, delivered in a televised press conference: no life-threatening heartbeat arrhythmia, but instead neurocardiogenic syncope, a fairly benign fainting condition .
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  • Cola and honey: Exploring food riddles in rhythm disturbances
    ( European Society of Cardiology ) Drinking excessive amounts of cola and eating honey made from the pollen of Rhododendrons can cause unusual syncope (fainting) and symptoms of arrhythmia, report two case studies presented as abstracts at the EHRA EUROPACE 2013 meeting, in Athens 23 to 26 June.
    June 25, 2013 - EurekAlert!

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