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Stokes-Adams syndrome

[stohks-ad-uh mz] /ˈstoʊksˈæd əmz/
noun, Medicine/Medical
1.
unconsciousness accompanying atrioventricular heart block, sometimes characterized by weakness, irregular pulse, and intermittent convulsive or nonconvulsive seizures.
Also, Stokes-Adams disease, Adams-Stokes syndrome, Adams-Stokes disease.
Origin
named after W. Stokes (1804-78), and R. Adams (1791-1875), Irish physicians
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Stokes-Adams syndrome n.
See Adams-Stokes syndrome.

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