Medical Dictionary


vt ar·rest \ə-ˈrest\

Definition of ARREST

:  to bring to a standstill or state of inactivity <arrested tuberculosis> <arrested labor>
intransitive verb
:  to undergo cardiac arrest <the…patient has arrested while being transported to surgery—Wayne Fields>
ar·rest·ment noun
March 27, 2015
quiescent Hear it
Tranquilly at rest or causing no trouble
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears