Stokes-Adams attack syndrome (syncope)


Stokes-Adams attack syndrome (syncope)
Stokes-Ad·ams attack, syndrome (syncope) (stōksґ adґəmz) [W. Stokes; Robert Adams, Irish physician, 1791–1875] see Adams-Stokes attack, under attack and Adams-Stokes syndrome, under syndrome.

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