ministroke
noun Date: 1980 transient ischemic attack

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • ministroke — /min ee strohk /, n. See transient ischemic attack. * * * …   Universalium

  • ministroke — noun A transient ischemic attack …   Wiktionary

  • ministroke — min•i•stroke [[t]ˈmɪn iˌstroʊk[/t]] n. pat transient ischemic attack …   From formal English to slang

  • ministroke — /ˈmɪnistroʊk/ (say mineestrohk) noun → TIA …   Australian English dictionary

  • ministroke — /min ee strohk /, n. See transient ischemic attack …   Useful english dictionary

  • transient ischemic attack — noun Date: 1966 a brief episode of cerebral ischemia that is usually characterized by temporary blurring of vision, slurring of speech, numbness, paralysis, or syncope and is often predictive of a serious stroke abbreviation TIA; called also… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • transientischemic attack — transient ischemic attack n. A temporary blockage of the blood supply to the brain caused by a blood clot and usually lasting ten minutes or less, during which dizziness, blurring of vision, numbness on one side of the body, and other symptoms of …   Universalium

  • TIA — /ti aɪ ˈeɪ/ (say tee uy ay) noun Pathology a small ischaemic stroke, usually caused by a temporary disruption in the flow of blood to the brain tissue, the symptoms being minor and temporary but sometimes being an indicator that a more severe… …   Australian English dictionary

  • TIA — noun brief episode in which the brain gets insufficient blood supply; symptoms depend on the site of the blockage • Syn: ↑transient ischemic attack • Hypernyms: ↑ischemia, ↑ischaemia * * * ˌtē(ˌ)īˈā abbreviation or noun ( s) …   Useful english dictionary

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