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Pea vs. Asystole

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Peanoun

(botany) A plant, Pisum sativum, member of the legume (Fabaceae) family.

Asystolenoun

Absence of systole; failure of the heart to contract.

Peanoun

(culinary) The edible seed of some of these plants.

Asystolenoun

A weakening or cessation of the contractile power of the heart.

Peanoun

(baseball) A ball travelling at high velocity.

Asystolenoun

absence of systole; failure of the ventricles of the heart to contract (usually caused by ventricular fibrillation) with consequent absence of the heart beat leading to oxygen lack and eventually to death

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Peanoun

Any of the small numbered balls used in a pea shake game.

Asystolenoun

a condition in which the heart ceases to beat.

Peanoun

a peafowl

Asystole

Asystole is the absence of ventricular contractions in the context of a lethal heart arrhythmia (in contrast to an induced asystole on a cooled patient on a heart-lung machine and general anesthesia during surgery necessitating stopping the heart). Asystole is the most serious form of cardiac arrest and is usually irreversible.

Peanoun

The sliding weight on a steelyard.

Peanoun

See Peak, n., 3.

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Peanoun

A plant, and its fruit, of the genus Pisum, of many varieties, much cultivated for food. It has a papilionaceous flower, and the pericarp is a legume, popularly called a pod.

Peanoun

A name given, especially in the Southern States, to the seed of several leguminous plants (species of Dolichos, Cicer, Abrus, etc.) esp. those having a scar (hilum) of a different color from the rest of the seed.

Peanoun

seed of a pea plant

Peanoun

the fruit or seed of a pea plant

Peanoun

a leguminous plant of the genus Pisum with small white flowers and long green pods containing edible green seeds

Pea

The pea is most commonly the small spherical seed or the seed-pod of the pod fruit Pisum sativum. Each pod contains several peas, which can be green or yellow.

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