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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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"Early medical assessment and treatment is vital to ensure the best prognosis and that is why a brain attack victim needs to get to an emergency room as quickly as possible," said Dr Al Shawabkeh.
Every five minutes, someone in theUKhas a stroke - a brain attack. Without the unselfish dedication and enthusiasm of our volunteers, we could not give those affected by stroke the support they need.
Thrombolytic therapy for brain attack. Journal of Neuroscience Nursing, 27(3), 138-149.
"We need to educate clinicians to think of [deep venous] thrombus as a valve attack, like a brain attack or a heart attack, and have a more rapid and aggressive treatment," he said.
Additional information about stroke also is available from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke at http://www.ninds.nih.gov, the American Stroke Association Division of the American Heart Association at http://www.strokeassociation.org, the Brain Attack Coalition at http://www.stroke-site.org, and the National Stroke Association at http://www.stroke.org.
Stroke is a brain attack and the third largest cause of death in America, after "diseases of the heart" and cancer.
At the same time, she bared that she suffers from multiple organ infirmities, and was "under strict orders from her physician to refrain from stressful conditions that will put her at risk for heart and brain attack, as well as recurrence of seizure."
She claimed to be 'under strict orders from her physician to refrain from stressful conditions' due to the risk of 'heart and brain attack and recurrence of seizure.' Yet, she later said she was unaware of the hearing.
" Marcos also claimed to be "under strict orders from her physician to refrain from stressful conditions that will put her at risk for heart and brain attack and recurrence of seizure." Her lawyer did not attend the promulgation either.
The number of people suffering a so-called "brain attack" is on the rise, with latest projections showing that 100,000 people in Wales could be living with the condition by 2035.
He said that This year's theme for World brain day is 'Stroke is a Brain Attack - Prevent it - Treat it'.
Researchers wanted to see if the popular heartburn drugs also raised the odds of having an ischemic stroke, the type of brain attack caused by blockage of an artery carrying blood to brain tissue.
Further, the researchers discovered that AcSDKP alone is an effective treatment if given up to one hour after the brain attack. The researchers tested the actions of both substances on laboratory rats in which acute stroke had been induced.
“Many of us refer to stroke as a brain attack today because we want people to think of stroke as an emergency medical situation,” said Dr.