Meaning of SYNCOPE in English

SYNCOPE

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈsɪŋkəpɪ ]

n. 1 Gram. the omission of interior sounds or letters in a word (see SYNCOPATE 2). 2 Med. a temporary loss of consciousness caused by a fall in blood pressure. øøsyncopal adj. [ME f. LL syncope f. Gk sugkope (as SYN-, kopto strike, cut off)]

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