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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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Animal models showed that EEG changes occur within 5 minutes of acute cerebral ischaemia, comparatively better than imaging techniques and clinical examination in a patient who is in altered level of consciousness or sedated.
In order to appreciate the potential role of immunosuppressive agents in ischaemia, revisiting the pathophysiology of cerebral ischaemia is required.
20 An increase in the volume of platelets was shown in cases of acute myocardial infarction, acute cerebral ischaemia, and transient ischaemic attack, and an increase in MPV is an independent risk factor for recurrent vascular events and death.
Vascular Steal Phenomenon plays an important roll in causing cerebral ischaemia and its consequences.
A potential neuroprotective and synaptic plasticity mechanism induced by estradiol through PI3K/GSK3 beta in cerebral ischaemia.
18) From about this time, he developed episodes of dizziness, even brief loss of consciousness, suggestive of cerebral ischaemia.
ATPase activity is characterized by the onset of cerebral ischaemia due to intracellular ATP depletion (24, 25).
Nimodipine attenuates both increase in cytosolic free calcium and histologic damage following cerebral ischaemia and reperfusion in cats.
Patients with acute cerebral ischaemia should have cardiac monitoring for at least the first 24 hours, and any serious arrhythmia should be treated.
Fifth, following a TBI when cerebral autoregulation is disturbed and the blood-brain barrier is disrupted, measures to maintain CPP >50 mmHg to prevent cerebral ischaemia may increase hydrostatic vasogenic oedema and aggravate intracranial hypertension (42).
a Glasgow Coma Score (GCS) [less than or equal to]8, may have different pathologies, including an extradural haematoma, subdural haematoma, cerebral ischaemia, cerebral hyperaemia, vasospasm, diffuse axonal injury, and/or focal haemorrhagic contusions.
Evidence for formation of hydroxyl radicals during reperfusion after global cerebral ischaemia in rats using salicylate trapping and microdialysis.
The aim of the symposium was |to stimulate discussion between experts working in the field of cerebral ischaemia and dealing with different aspects of dementing diseases'.
TheHSP-70 molecule increases in concentration both in brain tissue, including glia and endothelial cells, and serum in certain chronic neurological diseases, including cerebral ischaemia, epilepsy, trauma and also in neuro-degenerative diseases.