syncope

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Related to cardiac syncope: syncope, vasovagal syncope
  • noun

Synonyms for syncope

a temporary loss of consciousness

Synonyms for syncope

a spontaneous loss of consciousness caused by insufficient blood to the brain

(phonology) the loss of sounds from within a word (as in 'fo'c'sle' for 'forecastle')

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In another study about the diagnosis of syncope published in The New England Journal of Medicine in September 2002, researchers found that 10 percent of study participants with cardiac syncope would have died in six months without proper diagnosis and treatment for their cardiac condition.