heartbeat

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recurrent sudden attacks of unconsciousness caused by impaired conduction of the impulse that regulates the heartbeat Adams-Stokes syndrome , atrioventricular block , heart block , Stokes-Adams syndrome
irregular heartbeat arrhythmia
abnormally slow heartbeat bradycardia
death when respiration and other reflexes are absent; consciousness is gone; organs can be removed for transplantation before the heartbeat stops brain death , cerebral death
specialized bit of heart tissue that controls the heartbeat cardiac pacemaker , pacemaker , SA node , sinoatrial node
double beat per heartbeat dicrotic
instrument that measures heartbeat electrocardiography
electronic monitor that monitors fetal heartbeat and the mother's uterine contractions during childbirth electronic fetal monitor , electronic foetal monitor , fetal monitor , foetal monitor
stethoscope placed on the pregnant woman's abdomen to listen for the fetal heartbeat fetoscope , foetoscope
(pathology) bodily collapse or near collapse caused by inadequate oxygen delivery to the cells; characterized by reduced cardiac output and rapid heartbeat and circulatory insufficiency and pallor shock
abnormally rapid heartbeat (over 100 beats per minute) tachycardia
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