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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 ?
435) whereas they were significantly high in embolic strokes compared with atherosclerotic/lacunar strokes (p=0.
The symptoms of an embolic stroke usually appear suddenly and with great severity.
If it's carried to an artery that's too small for it to pass through, it will plug the artery and cause an embolic stroke.
On one hand, he had a major source for recurrent embolic stroke.
In a case report of recurrent embolic stroke, (24) a 39-year-old man developed dilated cardiomyopathy and left ventricular thrombus formation directly related to his use of cocaine.
NMT is currently investigating the potential connection between a common heart defect that allows a right-to-left shunt or flow of blood through a defect like a patent foramen ovale (PFO) and brain attacks such as embolic stroke, transient ischemic attacks (TIAs) and migraine headaches.
Boehringer Ingelheim announces that the first patient has been enrolled in the RE-SPECT ESUS phase III study to investigate the efficacy and safety of dabigatran etexilate for the prevention of recurrent Embolic Stroke of Undetermined Source, also called ESUS.
Many patients who take aspirin for prophylaxis do so because they are already at moderate to high risk for embolic stroke.
Berge of the Heparin in Acute Embolic Stroke Trial Study Group.
NMT is currently investigating with its CLOSURE I clinical trial, the potential connection between a common heart defect that allows a right-to-left shunt or flow of blood through a defect like a patent foramen ovale (PFO) and brain attacks such as embolic stroke, transient ischemic attacks (TIAs) and migraine headaches.
It includes 11 trials assessing the safety and efficacy of rivaroxaban in high-risk patient populations, including those with chronic heart failure, coronary artery disease, peripheral artery disease, acute coronary syndrome and embolic stroke of undetermined source.
New trials will investigate rivaroxaban, the most studied Factor Xa inhibitor, for the treatment of acute coronary syndrome (ACS), embolic stroke of undetermined source (ESUS) and peripheral artery disease (PAD).
The RE-SPECT ESUS trial (Randomized Evaluation in Secondary stroke Prevention Comparing the Thrombin inhibitor dabigatran etexilate versus ASA in Embolic Stroke of Undetermined Source) will be led by Professor Hans-Christoph Diener, Professor of Neurology and Chairman of the Department of Neurology, University of Essen, Germany.
Morris, Henry Ford Health Systems, Detroit, MI, and his colleagues, reported on T4's effect on functional neurological outcome in a rat model of embolic stroke (lack of oxygen to the brain caused by a blood clot).
NMT Medical is currently investigating the potential connection between a common heart defect that allows a right-to-left shunt or flow of blood through a defect like a patent foramen ovale (PFO) and brain attacks such as embolic stroke, transient ischemic attacks (TIAs) and migraine headaches.