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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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In this study we found that vitexin effectively reduced cerebral infarct volume and ameliorated neurological deficit and histopathological damage in a preclinical mouse MCAO model.
More information regarding diagnosis and treatment of cerebral infarcts and hemorrhage is needed in birds.
A history of hypertension, actual blood pressure, percent carotid stenosis, gender, and obesity were not independent risk factors for clinical stroke or cerebral infarct as assessed by CT during follow-up.
Cerebral infarct volume was significantly lower (by about 50% overall) for WKY than for Wistar or SHR rats (Figs.
The presence of hyperglycemia in acute stroke increases cerebral infarct size and subsequently worsens neurologic outcome (Parsons et al.
Purpose in life and cerebral infarcts in community-dwelling older people.
Arnar presented are an outgrowth of an earlier report from AGES-Reykjavik, which concluded that AF was associated with smaller brain volume and diminished cognitive performance independent of cerebral infarcts.
Subsequently, she developed evidence of VZV (re)activation/replication albeit in the vitreous of the eye, and a few months later presented with relatively widespread intracranial fusiform aneurysmal vasculopathy complicated by cerebral infarcts.
Research: In this study, the goal was to investigate the interrelations of serum vitamin B12 markers with brain volumes, cerebral infarcts and performance on different cognitive tests.
Several studies support that clinical dementia is more common and severe when patients have a combination of both cerebral infarcts as well as Alzheimer's pathology.
Among participants having a migraine with aura (2pc of the total sample), a specific increase in silent cerebral infarcts and certain lesions was observed, hence confirming previous studies, but without detectable cognitive harm.
9) When evaluating patients with cerebral infarcts not consistent with vascular distribution, our differential should include other causes of strokes including MELAS, MERRF (mitochondrial encephalopathy ragged red fiber syndrome), Leigh syndrome, and other mitochondrial inborn error syndromes.
The finding that Alzheimer's pathology with cerebral infarcts is a common combination in people with dementia adds to emerging evidence that it is feasible to reduce some of the risk of dementia by using the same tools used for cardiovascular disease, such as controlling of blood cholesterol levels and hypertension.
There was no difference in the number and volume of white matter lesions or the number, location, and size of cerebral infarcts in stroke patients with a history of migraine compared to stroke patients without migraine, in an MRI study of 83 patients.