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Meaning of ADAMS-STOKES SYNDROME

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  recurrent sudden attacks of unconsciousness caused by impaired conduction of the impulse that regulates the heartbeat
 
 Synonyms: atrioventricular block, heart block, Stokes-Adams syndrome
 
 See Also: arrhythmia, cardiac arrhythmia

 

 

Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Adams-Stokes syndrome is the recurrent episodes of near loss or loss of consciousness associated with transient or permanent problems in the conduction of electrical activity between the atrium and the ventricles of the heart.
 

 

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