A weakening or cessation for the contractile power of this heart
- lack of systole; failure for the ventricles of this heart to agreement (usually due to ventricular fibrillation) with consequent lack of the heart overcome resulting in oxygen lack and eventually to death
- a weakening or cessation of contractile power of the heart.
A dire type of cardiac arrest when the heart prevents beating and there's no electric task within the heart. Thus, the heart is at a complete standstill.
1860, from Modern Latin, from Greek a-, privative prefix (see a- (3)), + systole "contraction" (see systole).
a phrase that indicates too little contraction; familiar with refer to a lack of task within the heart.
(letter.) A weakening or cessation of this contractile power of this heart.