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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 ?
The current study was planned to assess the awareness/knowledge of stroke risk factors and warning signs among caregivers of patients with and without stroke.
A stroke occurs when the blood supply to an area of the brain is cut off.
Every year, the Stroke Association hosts the UK Life After Stroke Awards to recognise and celebrate the lives of all those affected by stroke.
We also commend carers, volunteers, stroke clubs and groups and health professionals who are with stroke survivors every step of the way.
Also commended are carers, volunteers, stroke clubs and groups and health professionals who are with stroke survivors every step of the way.
Stroke is the second most common cause of death globally, causing around 6.7 million deaths each year and taking a life every five seconds.
Dr Mudari said about 15 million people were affected by stroke worldwide every year, with about five million dying and another five million being permanently disabled as a result.
One in nearly every three people who suffered a stroke in the area in 2017/18 took more than the recommended four hours to be transferred to a stroke ward, new NHS Digital figures show.
Material and Methods: A total of 55 patients with age ranging from 20-80 years who were diagnosed with first ever stroke and reported within 150 days of the onset of stroke to rehabilitation setup were selected through non-probability purposive sampling.
Around 80 million people living in the world today have experienced a stroke and over 50 million survivors live with some form of permanent disability as a result.
HE the Minister of Public Health Dr Hanan Mohamed al-Kuwari yesterday opened Hamad Medical Corporation's Stroke Service Unit, part of the new Neuroscience Institute at Hamad General Hospital.
These conversations can save lives and make a difference in outcomes following a stroke, says Minister of Health and Wellness Robert Mitchell.
For millions of stroke survivors, it is possible to get #Up Again After Stroke.
Professor Owolabi, a consultant neurologist at the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, said leafy green vegetables contain folic acid that has been found to protect, especially people with hypertension, from stroke.
Stroke is a leading cause of preventable death, but lack of awareness, education and resources are major barriers to stopping it.