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Synonyms for stroke

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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Like a thief in the night, brain attack and heart attack come without a warning.
Summary: The specialised Acute Stroke Unit set up at the RAK Hospital will be a boon to patients since only three per cent of patients with brain attacks manage to reach the hospital on time for effective treatment.
This goes to prove that brain attacks can be treated effectively provided the patient reaches the specialised unit in time," he said.
The Brain Attack Coalition, a group of professional, voluntary, and government entities dedicated to reducing the occurrence, disability, and death associated with stroke, has issued guidelines for the certification of primary stroke centers (Warren & Emr, 2000).
A PFO is a common heart defect that may be a potential risk factor for stroke, migraine, TIA or other brain attacks in some patients.
In 2000 the Brain Attack Coalition (BAC) produced a groundbreaking paper that outlined the evidence in support of the essential elements of PCCs (Alberts et al.
Luke's Hospital where he slipped into a coma after a ''severe brain attack.
A "brain attack" calls for immediate action, according to the Brain Attack Coalition, a group of neurologists who lobby for quicker response to strokes.
Also called a brain attack, a stroke describes the symptoms of a patient with an injury to the brain from a lack of blood flow or from bleeding.
A stroke, also known as a brain attack, occurs when the blood supply to the brain is disrupted.
3 Percent of men aged 65 to 69 have had a brain attack compared with 9.
A common right-to-left shunt can allow venous blood, unfiltered and unmanaged by the lungs, to enter the arterial circulation of the brain, possibly triggering a cerebral event or brain attack.
Researchers wanted to see if the popular heartburn drugs also raised the odds of having an ischemic stroke, the type of brain attack caused by blockage of an artery carrying blood to brain tissue.
Researchers suggest doctors consider severe headaches a potential risk factor for brain attack.
HYDERABAD -- High blood pressure- with prevalence in over 70 percent patients- is the most important risk factor of stroke and risk of the brain attack incidence could be reduced by 40 percent by maintaining blood pressure alone.