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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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Some people felt they had been fit and healthy before the stroke and that it had actually been caused by other conditions, for example heart conditions or a stroke which occurred during a surgical procedure, although less than one per-cent of strokes occur in this way.
The theme of World Stroke Day 2016 is "Face the Facts: Stroke is Treatable," highlighting that lives can improve with better awareness, action, and access.
Other findings noted that among stroke survivors, 39 percent of recurrent strokes and 10 percent of post-stroke dementia cases were attributed to pre-stroke cardiovascular risk factors.
The two organizations will work together to educate, raise awareness and support effective management of patients who have strokes.
Ischemic strokes comprise 85% while hemorrhagic strokes (intra-cerebral and sub-arachnoid) comprise 15%2.
These make a difference in preventing subsequent strokes, MIs, and vascular deaths.
LOS ANGELES -- Several stroke-like symptoms worked as strong risk factors for future strokes in patients with no history of strokes or transient ischemic attacks in a prospective study of more than 24,000 Americans.
African Americans have almost twice the risk of first-ever strokes compared with Whites.
Among patients who had had strokes within the previous 3 to 9 months, 2 weeks of clinician-supervised CIMT produced more mobility in their stroke-weakened arms over the ensuing year than standard rehabilitation approaches did, reports a team led by neuroscientist Steven L.
This population was selected for this study because it is thought that a direct-acting thrombolytic such as microplasmin may prove more beneficial in these severe strokes when compared to indirect-acting thrombolytics such as tPA.
Currently in the United States, there are around 750,000 new or recurrent strokes every year.
As is common with strokes, which are caused when a ruptured or otherwise-impaired blood vessel blocks oxygen flow to the brain, theirs resulted in motor dysfunction affecting arm and hand movement on one side of their bodies.
Streamline: When using both arms, alternate breathing--taking three strokes and breathing on the right side, then taking three strokes and breathing on the left side.
Strokes, one of the world's leading killers, are caused by more than just sedentary lifestyles and poor diets, says an international team of researchers [EHP 110:187-191].