stroke

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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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References in periodicals archive ?
The risk of stroke in AF increases with age, diabetes, hypertension, congestive heart failure, transient ischemic attacks and prior cerebral vascular accident.
5 mg/dL, a history of hypertension, or death caused by a cerebral vascular accident.
1,3) Capillary telangiectasias are usually solitary findings, but may be multiple in Osler-Weber-Rendu Syndrome, ataxia-telangiectasia, and Sturge-Weber Syndrome (3) or when associated with cerebral vascular accidents (1,2) and other venous anomalies.
A clinical study is being carried out to evaluate its effect on recovery from cerebral vascular accidents.
The prevalence of oropharyngeal dysphagia is very high in patients with neurologic diseases such as cerebral vascular accidents (CVA), Parkinson disease, and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (AML), as well as in more than 60% of elderly institutionalized patients.