syncope

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  • 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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First, the clinicians confronted with patients with sudden loss of consciousness should avoid limiting the scope of diagnostic thinking before evaluating all probable causes, and before postulating some diagnoses and treatment according to the postulated one, some underrecognized causes as carotid sinus syncope should be searched.