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sick

1. inclined or likely to vomit
2. 
a. suffering from ill health
b. (as collective noun; preceded by the): the sick
3. 
a. of, relating to, or used by people who are unwell
b. (in combination): sickbed
4. deeply affected with a mental or spiritual feeling akin to physical sickness
5. mentally, psychologically, or spiritually disturbed
6. an informal word for vomit
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Sinus bradycardia (sinus rhythm of less than 60 bpm) can be normal in specific instances, but specific causes such as ischemic heart disease, sick sinus syndrome, and noncardiac causes such as metabolic causes, medications, and toxins exist [1-4].
Lei, "Multiple loss-of-function mechanisms contribute to SCN5A-related familial sick sinus syndrome," PLoS ONE, vol.
"When they told me I had Sick Sinus Syndrome, I was still allowed to work as a firefighter," he said.
The sick sinus syndrome is described as an abnormality in the formation of the electric impulse in the heart, preventing the correct natural pacemaker function of the sinus node.
Prof Zhang said: "Previously, we did not know why some people with sick sinus syndrome would die suddenly, but now we do know why risk can increase at night during sleep.
A Sick sinus syndrome (SSS) is caused by improper function of the sinoatrial (sinus) node, known as the "heart's pacemaker." The condition manifests as a rapid heartbeat (tachycardia), slow heartbeat (bradycardia) or both.
He had gastroesophageal reflux, a funnel chest, lower limb fracture and sick sinus syndrome as well as the characteristic developmental delay, neurological degeneration and growth retardation.
Sick sinus syndrome (SSS) is a group of conditions that occur when the sinus node doesn't work as well as it should.
The SCN5A gene governs the behavior of cardiac sodium ion channels, and mutations in the gene are known to cause long QT syndrome, Brugada syndrome, sudden unexplained nocturnal death syndrome, ventricular fibrillation, congenital sick sinus syndrome, and progressive cardiac conduction defect.