Syncope



noun
1.
Grammar. the contraction of a word by omitting one or more sounds from the middle, as in the reduction of never to ne’er.
2.
Pathology. brief loss of consciousness associated with transient cerebral anemia, as in heart block, sudden lowering of the blood pressure, etc.; fainting.
noun
1.
(pathol) a technical word for a faint
2.
the omission of one or more sounds or letters from the middle of a word

syncope syn·co·pe (sĭng’kə-pē, sĭn’-)
n.
A brief loss of consciousness caused by a sudden fall of blood pressure or failure of the cardiac systole, resulting in cerebral anemia.

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