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Syncope fainting

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  • Syncope (fainting) — Partial or complete loss of consciousness with interruption of awareness of oneself and ones surroundings. When the loss of consciousness is temporary and there is spontaneous recovery, it is referred to as syncope or, in nonmedical quarters,… …   Medical dictionary

  • Fainting game — The fainting game (also known as the choking game and a wide variety of local slang names), refers to intentionally cutting off oxygen to the brain with the goal of inducing temporary syncope and euphoria. There are two distinct methods used to… …   Wikipedia

  • Syncope (medicine) — ICD 10 R55 ICD 9 …   Wikipedia

  • Syncope — may refer to one of the following:* Syncope (medicine), loss of consciousness, fainting * Vasovagal syncope, a common form of fainting * Syncope (phonetics), the loss of one or more sounds from the interior of a word especially the loss of an… …   Wikipedia

  • Syncope — Syn co*pe, n. [L. syncope, syncopa, Gr. ? a cutting up, a syncope; akin to ? to beat together, to cut up, cut short, weavy; sy n with + ? to strike, cut.] 1. (Gram.) An elision or retrenchment of one or more letters or syllables from the middle… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fainting — Faint ing, n. Syncope, or loss of consciousness owing to a sudden arrest of the blood supply to the brain, the face becoming pallid, the respiration feeble, and the heat s beat weak. [1913 Webster] {Fainting fit}, a fainting or swoon; syncope.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fainting fit — Fainting Faint ing, n. Syncope, or loss of consciousness owing to a sudden arrest of the blood supply to the brain, the face becoming pallid, the respiration feeble, and the heat s beat weak. [1913 Webster] {Fainting fit}, a fainting or swoon;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • syncope — [siŋ′kə pē, sin′kə pē] n. [LL < Gr synkopē < syn , together + koptein, to cut < IE base * (s)kep > CAPON] 1. the dropping of sounds or letters from the middle of a word, as in (gläsʹtər) for Gloucester 2. a fainting, or loss of… …   English World dictionary

  • syncope — fainting; n. loss of consciousness due to a sudden drop in blood pressure, resulting in a temporarily insufficient flow of blood to the brain. It commonly occurs in otherwise healthy people and may be caused by an emotional shock, by standing for …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • syncope — syncopic /sin kop ik/, syncopal, adj. /sing keuh pee , sin /, n. 1. Gram. the contraction of a word by omitting one or more sounds from the middle, as in the reduction of never to ne er. 2. Pathol. brief loss of consciousness associated with… …   Universalium

  • Syncope, coughing — The temporary loss of consciousness upon coughing. Syncope is the temporary loss of consciousness or, in plain English, fainting. The situations that trigger this reaction are diverse and include having blood drawn, straining while urinating… …   Medical dictionary

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