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syncope
American English: /ˈsɪŋkəpi/
British English: /ˈsɪŋkəpi/

Translation of syncope in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 uncountable (Linguistics)
    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.
  • 2 countable (Medicine)
    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.

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