laryngeal syncope


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syncope

 [sing´kah-pe]
faint. adj. adj syn´copal, syncop´ic.
cardiac syncope sudden loss of consciousness, either with momentary premonitory symptoms or without warning, due to cerebral anemia caused by ventricular asystole, extreme bradycardia, or ventricular fibrillation.
laryngeal syncope tussive syncope.
neurocardiogenic syncope a particularly serious type of vasovagal attack; the etiology is unknown.
stretching syncope syncope associated with stretching the arms upward with the spine extended.
swallow syncope syncope associated with swallowing, a disorder of atrioventricular conduction mediated by the vagus nerve.
tussive syncope brief loss of consciousness associated with paroxysms of coughing.
vasovagal syncope vasovagal attack.
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la·ryn·ge·al syn·co·pe

paroxysmal attacks of coughing, with unusual sensations, as of tickling, in the throat, followed by a brief period of unconsciousness.
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la·ryn·ge·al syn·co·pe

(lă-rin'jē-ăl sing'kŏ-pē)
A paroxysmal neurosis characterized by attacks of coughing, with unusual sensations, like tickling, in the throat, followed by a brief period of unconsciousness.
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la·ryn·ge·al syn·co·pe

(lă-rin'jē-ăl sing'kŏ-pē)
Paroxysmal attacks of coughing, with unusual tickling in the throat, followed by brief unconsciousness.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012