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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 

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