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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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References in periodicals archive ?
Thrombotic strokes are caused by occlusion of blood vessels, usually because of plaque buildup or clotting.
When the artery is blocked, no blood can get through, and a thrombotic stroke occurs.
In view of the different observations by various works about the source of inflammatory stimulus and significance of value of C-reactive protein in thrombotic stroke and relation between different risk factors, the present study was undertaken with the following aims and objectives:
None of the patients who remained on warfarin had a thrombotic stroke (personal communication with Dr Hylek by the author).
It also causes vasoconstriction and, in some cases, vasospasm of coronary and cerebral arteries that may lead to myocardial infarction and thrombotic stroke.
Aspirin can reduce the risk of a thrombotic stroke by helping to prevent the formation of clots.
Professor Fareed's research work on the pathogenesis of thrombotic disorders focuses on the role of plasmatic, vascular and cellular mediators of thrombogenesis, in particular the study of tissue factor in the mediation of the thrombotic efficacy in such arterial diseases as thrombotic stroke and myocardial infarction.
Maximum thrombotic stroke patients were in the age group of 61 - 70 constituting 30% of the study population.
The small but powerful micro-pump is deployed downstream of the carotid arteries, which has the potential to eliminate major risks associated with thrombotic strokes, and the device is suitable for ambulatory use.
to reduce the risk of blood clots in the legs and lungs of people who have just had knee replacement surgery, to reduce this risk in people who have just had hip replacement surgery, and to reduce the risk of both hemorrhagic and thrombotic strokes as well as other blood clots in people with atrial fibrillation not caused by a heart valve problem.
XARELTO is approved for three clinical uses in the United States - to decrease the risk of blood clots in the legs and lungs of people who have just had knee replacement surgery, to reduce the risk in people who have just had hip replacement surgery, and to reduce the risk of both hemorrhagic and thrombotic strokes and other blood clots in people with atrial fibrillation not caused by a heart valve problem.