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vasovagal syncope

noun

Medical Definition of VASOVAGAL SYNCOPE

:  a usually transitory condition that is marked especially by fainting associated with hypotension, peripheral vasodilation, and bradycardia resulting from increased stimulation of the vagus nerve—called also neurocardiogenic syncope, vasodepressor syncope

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June 30, 2015
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