TITLE

syncopal

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2126
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "syncopal" is presented. It refers to a condition related to syncope.
ACCESSION #
21247643

 

Related Articles

  • syncope.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2126 

    A definition of the term "syncope" is presented. It refers to temporary loss of consciousness that is accompanied with an inability to maintain an upright posture. It may occur due to dehydration or hemorrhage.

  • prostatic syncope.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1790 

    A definition of the term "prostatic syncope" is presented. The term is used to refer to the condition when a patient faints on examination of the prostate. Fainting, however, occurs very rarely. Fainting can be avoided by examining the patient in a lateral recumbent position.

  • syncope. Peters, Michael // BMA A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia;2004, p725 

    An encyclopedia entry for "syncope" is presented. It refers to the medical term for loss of consciousness or fainting.

  • loss of consciousness.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1266 

    A definition of the medical term "loss of consciousness" is presented. Loss of consciousness refers to syncope. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.

  • blackout.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p254 

    A definition of the medical term "blackout" is presented. Blackout refers to the sudden loss of consciousness or awareness. It is synonymous to the word syncope. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F. A. Davis Co. The pronunciation of the term is also...

  • faint.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p774 

    A definition of the medical term "faint" is presented. Faint refers to feeling weak as though about to lose consciousness, weakness or loss of consciousness resulting from vasovagal or vasodepressor mechanisms which is similar to syncope. The term originated from the word "faindre" which means...

  • semicoma.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1969 

    A definition of the term "semicoma" is presented. The term is generally used to mean stupor or lethargy.

  • semiconscious.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1969 

    A definition of the term "semiconscious" is presented. The term refers to half consciousness or not fully conscious.

  • sleep.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2010 

    A definition of the term "sleep" is presented. It refers to a state of rest accompanied with different degrees of unconsciousness and relative inactivity. It is effective in providing a feeling of health.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics