cardiac arrest

noun
Updated on: 16 May 2018

Definition of cardiac arrest

: temporary or permanent cessation of the heartbeat

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1950

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cardiac arrest

noun

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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