Stokes-Ad|ams disease


Stokes-Ad|ams disease
Stokes-Ad|ams disease «STOHKS AD uhmz»,
a slow, progressive degeneration of the heart muscle, accompanied by fainting and dizzy spells, convulsions, dropsy, slow pulse, and shortness of breath.
[< William Stokes, 1804-1878, and Robert Adams, 1791-1875, Irish physicians]

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