Cerebral apoplexy
Cerebral Cer"e*bral, a. [L. cerebrum brain; akin to Gr. ka`ra head: cf. F. c['e]r['e]bral. See {Cheer}.] (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the cerebrum. [1913 Webster]

{Cerebral apoplexy}. See under {Apoplexy}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Cerebral — Cer e*bral, a. [L. cerebrum brain; akin to Gr. ka ra head: cf. F. c[ e]r[ e]bral. See {Cheer}.] (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the cerebrum. [1913 Webster] {Cerebral apoplexy}. See under {Apoplexy}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Apoplexy — Ap o*plex y ([a^]p [ o]*pl[e^]ks [y^]), n. [OE. poplexye, LL. poplexia, apoplexia, fr. Gr. apoplhxi a, fr. apoplh ssein to cripple by a stroke; apo from + plh ssein to strike: cf. F. apoplexie. See {Plague}.] (Med.) Sudden diminution or loss of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Apoplexy — is a medical term, which can be used to describe bleeding in a stroke (formerly described as a cerebrovascular accident). Without further specification, it is rather outdated in use. Today it is used only for specific conditions, such as… …   Wikipedia

  • Cerebral salt-wasting syndrome — Classification and external resources DiseasesDB 32234 eMedicine ped/354 Cerebral salt wasting syndrome ( …   Wikipedia

  • apoplexy — ► NOUN (pl. apoplexies) 1) dated unconsciousness or incapacity resulting from a cerebral haemorrhage or stroke. 2) informal extreme anger. ORIGIN Greek apoplexia, from apopl ssein disable by a stroke …   English terms dictionary

  • apoplexy — [ap′ə plek΄sē] n. [ME & OFr apoplexie < LL apoplexia < Gr apoplēxia < apoplēssein, to strike down, disable by a stroke < apo , from + plēssein, to strike < IE base * plāg > PLAGUE] 1. Old fashioned a cerebral accident or stroke… …   English World dictionary

  • cerebral accident — n. a disturbance of the blood supply to parts of the brain because of blockage or hemorrhage, causing unconsciousness, paralysis, etc.; stroke: see APOPLEXY * * * …   Universalium

  • cerebral accident — n. a disturbance of the blood supply to parts of the brain because of blockage or hemorrhage, causing unconsciousness, paralysis, etc.; stroke: see APOPLEXY …   English World dictionary

  • Apoplexy — A venerable term for a stroke, a cerebrovascular accident (CVA), often associated with loss of consciousness and paralysis of various parts of the body. The word apoplexy comes from the Greek apoplexia meaning a seizure, in the sense of being… …   Medical dictionary

  • cerebral hemorrhage — noun bleeding from a ruptured blood vessel in the brain • Hypernyms: ↑bleeding, ↑hemorrhage, ↑haemorrhage • Part Holonyms: ↑stroke, ↑apoplexy, ↑cerebrovascular accident, ↑CVA * * * …   Useful english dictionary

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