Definition of asystolic in English:

asystolic

adjective

Medicine
  • See asystole

    • ‘A 74-year-old man with a history of coronary artery disease was found in asystolic arrest and was brought to the emergency department at this hospital.’
    • ‘The practice of maintaining brain stem dead patients on mechanical ventilation until they become asystolic has largely ceased in the United Kingdom as a result of the clear guidelines of the royal colleges.’
    • ‘Severe toxicity leads to coma, profound hypotension, bradycardia, and asystolic arrest.’
    • ‘He notes that the increased myocardial oxygen consumption occurring with epinephrine may have harmful effects in patients with asystolic cardiac arrest.’

Pronunciation

asystolic

/eɪsɪsˈtɒlɪk/