Definition of cardiac arrest in English:

cardiac arrest

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noun

  • A sudden, sometimes temporary, cessation of the heart’s functioning.
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    • Unfortunately, about a day after her admission she had an electromechanical dissociation cardiac arrest and died.
    • He collapsed but was revived by staff and was transferred to Leeds General Infirmary where he suffered another cardiac arrest and died.
    • Sudden cardiac arrests account for more deaths each year than the total number of deaths from AIDS, lung and breast cancer, and stroke combined.

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