cardiac arrest

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cardiac arrest

[′kärd·ē‚ak ə′rest]
(medicine)
Cessation of the heartbeat.
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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.