Dictionary   FastHealth  Email This!

 


stroke

n :  sudden diminution or loss of consciousness, sensation, and voluntary motion caused by rupture or obstruction (as by a clot) of an artery of the brain - called also apoplexy  - see LITTLE STROKE  - compare CEREBRAL ACCIDENT  .
 
 
 
Similar sounding terms:  hys·ter·ic  ste·ric   streak  strike 

 
Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.  © 1997-2019.







               



               



Arkansas Valley Regional Medical Center (La Junta, Colorado - Otero County)