- cessation of the circulation of blood as a result of ventricular standstill or fibrillation.
- intentional cessation of circulation by temporarily stopping cardiopulmonary bypass flow during certain thoracic aortic operations; used with intentional profound total-body hypothermia to protect vital organs.
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