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arrest

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transitive verb ar·rest \ə-ˈrest\

Medical Definition of arrest

  1. :  to bring to a standstill or state of inactivity <arrested tuberculosis> <arrested labor>

  2. intransitive verb

  3. :  to undergo cardiac arrest <the…patient has arrested while being transported to surgery—Wayne Fields>

  4. ar·rest·ment noun




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arrest

noun ar·rest

Medical Definition of arrest

  1. :  the condition of being stopped <developmental arrest>—see cardiac arrest; compare cure 1, remission





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