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syncope

División en sílabas: syn·co·pe
Pronunciación: /ˈsiNGkəpē
 
/

Definición de syncope en inglés:

sustantivo

1 Medicine Temporary loss of consciousness caused by a fall in blood pressure.
Example sentences
  • Decreased cerebral perfusion may cause impaired consciousness and syncope.
  • Patients usually have no symptoms, but if the pause is prolonged, they may have light-headedness, palpitations, syncope, and falls.
  • In patients without focal neurologic symptoms and signs, syncope from cerebrovascular disease is extremely rare.
2 Grammar The omission of sounds or letters from within a word, e.g., when probably is pronounced /ˈpräblē/.
Example sentences
  • At the same time, syncope is common in words like fam'ly, fed'ral, happ'ning.
  • The traditional spellings of English place names such as Worcester and Gloucester bear evidence of syncope.
  • My thesis is that the shortening was caused by syncope.

Origen

late Middle English: via late Latin from Greek sunkopē, from sun- 'together' + koptein 'strike, cut off'.

Derivados

syncopal

1
adjetivo
Example sentences
  • Chronic cough can cause exhaustion and irritability, headaches, difficulty sleeping, urinary incontinence, syncopal episodes, sore throat, self consciousness, and fear of underlying serious illness.
  • Before the syncopal event, the patient may report weakness, light-headedness, yawning, nausea, diaphoresis, hyperventilation, blurred vision or impaired hearing.
  • Although some studies have shown significant reduction of syncopal episodes with pacing therapy, others have reported that pacing did not prevent syncope any better than drug therapy.

Words that rhyme with syncope

pericope

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