cardiac arrest

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cardiac arrest

[′kärd·ē‚ak ə′rest]
(medicine)
Cessation of the heartbeat.
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Only three out of every 100 victims of heart arrest survive CPR resuscitation efforts outside of the hospital.
He has suffered from brief heart arrest on several occasions.
The latest has been revealed by widow Debra Luck, whose 37 year-old husband Ian suffered two heart arrests and died in the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow, Essex.