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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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We report a case of a young female with cervicalgia and headache with fatal posterior circulation cerebrovascular accident after CSMT.
The Nervous System section, for example, covers altered levels of consciousness and increased intracranial pressure, seizures and infections, trauma, cerebrovascular accidents, and degenerative disorders.
The analysis of this study's data calculated that 12 cerebrovascular accidents were avoided in the patient group that had INVOS-prompted interventions to maintain adequate brain oxygen levels.
Cerebrovascular accidents (CVAs) are well-known adverse events associated with CABG surgery, occurring in about 3% of all cases, Dr.
Based upon successful trials of intravenous GP IIb-IIIa inhibitors in the prevention of myocardial infarction (heart attack) and death in patients presenting with acute coronary syndromes, physicians and researchers have proposed that oral GP IIb-IIIa inhibitor agents could help prevent catastrophic ischemic events when administered chronically to patients with a history of acute coronary syndromes or cerebrovascular accidents.
In a safety alert, the FDA cited evidence of increased risk of cerebrovascular accidents, myocardial infarctions, transient ischemic attacks, and angina related to the use of the drug.
NeuroCare, Rehab Without Walls is a company that provides case managed rehabilitation to men, women and children with traumatic brain injuries, cerebrovascular accidents (CVAs), Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, brain tumors, spinal cord injury and other neurological disorders.
At 3 years, the combined rate of freedom from death, cerebrovascular accidents, or acute MI was 88% in the stent group and 89% in the CABG group, a nonsignificant difference.
healthcare usage and trends, show Los Angeles County healthcare facilities will treat 13 times as many stroke victims as those in Denver County -- 4,108 cases of cerebrovascular accidents, or strokes, in Los Angeles County compared to 308 in Denver.
At 2-year follow-up, there were 16 cardiovascular events in the exercise-training group: seven percutaneous interventions, three hospitalizations, two acute MIs, two cerebrovascular accidents, one coronary artery bypass graft operation, and one death.