cardiac arrest


cardiac arrest

noun

Definition of CARDIAC ARREST

:  temporary or permanent cessation of the heartbeat

First Known Use of CARDIAC ARREST

1950

cardiac arrest

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CARDIAC ARREST

: abrupt temporary or permanent cessation of the heartbeat (as from ventricular fibrillation or asystole)—called also sudden cardiac arrest

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