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Synonyms for stroke

(sports) the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or hand

the maximum movement available to a pivoted or reciprocating piece by a cam

a sudden loss of consciousness resulting when the rupture or occlusion of a blood vessel leads to oxygen lack in the brain

a light touch

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a light touch with the hands

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(golf) the unit of scoring in golf is the act of hitting the ball with a club

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the oarsman nearest the stern of the shell who sets the pace for the rest of the crew

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anything that happens suddenly or by chance without an apparent cause

a punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information

a mark made on a surface by a pen, pencil, or paintbrush

any one of the repeated movements of the limbs and body used for locomotion in swimming or rowing

a single complete movement

touch lightly and repeatedly, as with brushing motions

strike a ball with a smooth blow

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row at a particular rate

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treat gingerly or carefully

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For a detailed brochure on the Adult Brain Attack Database, please contact the AANN at 312/993-0043, fax 312/993-0362 or e-mail: AssnNeuro@aol.
Dr Shawabekh was also keen to take the opportunity on World Stroke Day, which fell on October 29 to explain that despite early intervention, prevention for brain attack is far better than cure, with lifestyle changes being the key to minimising the risk.
Deficits from a brain attack affecting the frontal lobe's anterior and middle cerebral arteries manifest a variety of symptoms.
Irregularities in hypothalamus function from brain attack include serious clinical manifestations.
Clinical manifestations of pituitary dysfunction from brain attack include impaired adrenal cortex functioning, alterations in general body growth, disorders of the thyroid, breast development and lactation.
Basal ganglia brain attack may result in disorders related to movement and posture.
Months after his brain attack, he was transferred to a long-term care facility with no neurological improvements noted since the day of infarct.
Brain attack continues to be a leading cause of illness and disability.
18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It is a momentous time for patients with blockage-type brain attacks (aka acute ischemic stroke).
Most people are over 65, but a brain attack can happen to anyone, even children and babies.
MR CLEAN is a ground breaking trial and the results will undoubtedly change the way we treat brain attacks moving forward," reiterates Dr.
There were a variety of reasons why they had such a severe anemia, but what was fascinating was that these brain attacks were occurring and weren't even suspected," Dowling said.
These brain attacks often don't remain "silent" - they're associated with some cognitive deficits and school difficulties.
A PFO is a common heart defect that may be a potential risk factor for stroke, TIA, migraine or other brain attacks in some patients.
an advanced medical technology company that designs, develops, manufactures and markets proprietary implant technologies that allow interventional cardiologists to treat cardiac sources of migraine headaches, stroke and other potential brain attacks, today announced that NMT's executive management will provide an update on the Company at the following investor conferences: