Stroke

Paralysis of one side of the body as a result of damage to the part of the brain that previously initiated movement on that side. The usual cause is an cessation or interruption to the blood supply to the brain

stroke

Measurement of length of piston travel in the bore,

Stroke

[Fast One] Pulling a stroke is a phrase used in Ireland to describe an act of deceit performed for personal gain. Elsewhere similar practices are referred to as `pulling a fast one`. Successfully pulling a stroke is often seen in a positive light and stroke pullers are often commended or thought of highly, even if the act involved illegal a...
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Stroke

[journal] Stroke is a peer-reviewed medical journal published monthly by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins on behalf of the American Heart Association. It covers research on cerebral circulation and related diseases, including clinical research on assessment of risk for stroke, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment, as well as rehabilitation. Ac...
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Stroke

The sudden death of some brain cells due to a lack of oxygen when the blood flow to the brain is impaired by blockage (ischemic stroke) or rupture of an artery to the brain (hemorrhagic stroke). A medical emergency, stroke is also called a cerebrovascular accident (CVA). Stroke symptoms depend on the area of the brain affected. The most common symp...
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Stroke

A sudden disruption of blood flow to the brain, either by a clot or a leak in a blood vessel.
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Stroke

[rowing] Stroke is a term which has multiple meanings within the sport of rowing. It is used to refer to the action of propelling the boat with oars, to a rower seated in a particular position and to one side of the boat. ==Stroke action== The stroke is the set of actions to propel the boat, and comprises two main parts - the drive when pre...
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stroke

Stroke is a general term for the sudden onset of neurological symptoms. While stroke can be used in this general way to refer to various diseases including spontaneous hemorrhage such as subarachnoid hemorrhage due to the rupture of an intracranial aneurysm, most commonly it is used to refer to an ischemic stroke or cerebral infarction. This type o...
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Stroke

A block in the brain's blood supply. A stroke can be caused by the rupture of a blood vessel, a clot, or pressure on a blood vessel (as by a tumor). Without oxygen, neurons in the affected area die, and the part of the body controlled by those cells cannot function. A stroke can result in loss of consciousness and death.
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stroke

Damage to a part of the brain when its blood supply is suddenly reduced or stopped. This stoppage in blood flow can occur as the result of a blood vessel becoming blocked or bursting inside the brain. The part of the brain deprived of blood dies and can no longer function.
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Stroke

The third largest cause of death in America, stroke is an impeded blood supply to the brain. It can be caused by a blood clot forming in a blood vessel, a rupture of the blood vessel wall, an obstruction of flow caused by a clot or other material, or by pressure on a blood vessel (as by a tumor). Deprived of oxygen, which is carried by blood, nerve...
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stroke

A line which may be expanded in width; or the width of the linear elements that compose characters.
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stroke

[n] - a sudden loss of consciousness resulting when the rupture or occlusion of a blood vessel leads to oxygen lack in the brain 2. [n] - the oarsman nearest the stern of the shell who sets the pace for the rest of the crew 3. [n] - a light touch 4. [n] - a mark made by a writing implement (as in cursive writing) 5. [n] - any...
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Stroke

The everyday term for cerebro-vascular accident or transient ischaemic attack.
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Stroke

A condition which occurs from insufficient oxygen supply to the brain.
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stroke

in vector graphics: control points placed on a path that control its colour and width. Strokes can, for instance, be used to create the appearance of a dip-pen line
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Stroke

A sudden loss of brain function caused by a blockage or rupture of a blood vessel to the brain, characterized by loss of muscular control, diminution or loss of sensation or consciousness, dizziness, slurred speech, or other symptoms that vary with the extent and severity of the damage to the brain.
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Stroke

A stroke is when the blood supply to part of the brain is suddenly and seriously impaired by a blood clot or damage to an artery. The patient may have a sudden severe headache; be in a confused emotional state; seem to be like drunk; gradually or suddenly go unconscious; and/or have weakness, drooping, dribbling mouth, slurred speech, loss of movem...
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Stroke

Interruption of the blood flow to part of the brain, possibly as a result of a burst or blocked blood vessel. The interrupted blood supply means that the nerve cells in the brain do not get enough oxygen and may be damaged. This can cause paralysis and speech problems.
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stroke

condition caused by damage to blood vessels in the brain; may cause loss of ability to speak or to move parts of the body.
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Stroke

The distance a piston travels up or down inside the cylinder. See also: Bore, Internal Combustion Engine, Piston.
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Stroke

Cerebral ischaemia (lack of oxygen to the brain) is usually as result of blockage or rupture of a blood vessel in the brain giving rise to the risk to permanent brain damage. The type of disability the patient suffers is determined by the position and the extent of the damaged area. About 30% of strokes are fatal.
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Stroke

Damage to part of the brain due to lack of blood supply. Can happen when a blood vessel bursts or gets blocked. A stroke can result in many problems including paralysis and speech loss, and sometimes unconsciousness or death.
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Stroke

The line that defines a shape (such as the outline of a letter).
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Stroke

damage to part of the brain because of a lack of blood supply (due to a blockage in an artery) or the rupturing of a blood vessel; leads to complete or partial loss of function in the area of the body that is controlled by the damaged part of the brain
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