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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
narrative song with a recurrent refrain ballad , lay
regularly recurrent spasm of pain that is characteristic of childbirth birth pangs , labor pains , labour pains
recurrent rhythmical series cadence , cadency
abnormal shift in location of the nasal septum; a common condition causing obstruction of the nasal passages and difficulty in breathing and recurrent nosebleeds deviated nasal septum
infection caused by herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) that is usually transmitted by sexual contact; marked by recurrent attacks of painful eruptions on the skin and mucous membranes of the genital area genital herpes , herpes genitalis
recurrent abdominal pain and diarrhea (often alternating with periods of constipation); often associated with emotional stress irritable bowel syndrome , mucous colitis , spastic colon
theme, recurrent leitmotif , leitmotiv , motif , motto
recurrent eye inflammation in horses; sometimes resulting in blindness moon blindness , mooneye
unifying idea that is a recurrent element in a literary or artistic work motif , theme
calcium blocker (trade name Procardia); appears to increase the risk of recurrent heart attacks nifedipine , Procardia
anxiety disorder characterized by recurrent and persistent thoughts and feelings and repetitive, ritualized behaviors obsessive-compulsive disorder
anxiety disorder associated with serious traumatic events and characterized by such symptoms as survivor guilt, reliving the trauma in dreams, numbness and lack of involvement with reality, or recurrent thoughts and images posttraumatic stress disorder , PTSD
irregularity of cardiac rhythm; recurrent occurrences can be a precursor of ventricular fibrillation premature ventricular contraction , PVC
heart disease caused by recurrent episodes of rheumatic fever; characterized by changes in the myocardium or scarring of the heart valves that reduce the power of the heart to pump blood rheumatic heart disease
planned recurrent sequence (of crops or personnel etc.) rotation
capital and largest city of El Salvador; has suffered from recurrent earthquakes Salvadoran capital , San Salvador
recurrent time marked by major holidays season
serial arrangement in which things follow in logical order or a recurrent pattern sequence
steady recurrent ticking sound as made by a clock ticktock , tictac , tocktact
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