fainting spell

fainting spell

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  • fainting spell — Temporary loss of consciousness caused by want of sufficient blood supply for the brain; not a disease or bodily infirmity. 29 Am J Rev ed Ins § 749 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Fainting goat — A young fainting goat in the midst of a myotonic fainting spell. A fainting goat is a breed of domestic goat whose muscles freeze for roughly 10 seconds when the goat is startled. Though painless, this generally results in the animal collapsing… …   Wikipedia

  • fainting fit — noun or fainting spell : fainting, swoon, syncope …   Useful english dictionary

  • spell — spel n a period of bodily or mental distress or disorder <a spell of coughing> <fainting spells> * * * (spelґ) a short period of time, of indefinite length …   Medical dictionary

  • spell — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 period of time ADJECTIVE ▪ lengthy (esp. BrE), long, prolonged ▪ brief, short ▪ five minute, ten day …   Collocations dictionary

  • spell — spell1 [ spel ] verb ** 1. ) transitive to know the letters of a word in the correct order: Can you spell the word beautiful? a ) transitive to say or write the letters of a word in the correct order: You ve spelled my name wrong. b )… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • spell */*/ — I UK [spel] / US verb Word forms spell : present tense I/you/we/they spell he/she/it spells present participle spelling past tense spelt UK [spelt] or spelled past participle spelt or spelled 1) [transitive] to know the letters of a word in the… …   English dictionary

  • spell — I. verb (spelled; spelling) Etymology: Middle English, to mean, signify, read by spelling out letters, from Anglo French espeleir, of Germanic origin; akin to Old English spellian to relate, spell talk Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. to… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • fainting — noun Fainting is used before these nouns: ↑fit, ↑spell …   Collocations dictionary

  • Syncope (medicine) — ICD 10 R55 ICD 9 …   Wikipedia

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