stroke+of+disease

  • 1 Stroke Belt — is a name given to a region in the southeastern United States that has been recognized by public health authorities for having an unusually high incidence of stroke and other forms of cardiovascular disease. It is typically defined as an 11 state …

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  • 2 Stroke — Stroke, n. [OE. strok, strook, strak, fr. striken. See {Strike}, v. t.] 1. The act of striking; a blow; a hit; a knock; esp., a violent or hostile attack made with the arm or hand, or with an instrument or weapon. [1913 Webster] His hand fetcheth …

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  • 3 stroke oar — Stroke Stroke, n. [OE. strok, strook, strak, fr. striken. See {Strike}, v. t.] 1. The act of striking; a blow; a hit; a knock; esp., a violent or hostile attack made with the arm or hand, or with an instrument or weapon. [1913 Webster] His hand… …

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  • 4 disease — [n] ailment, affliction ache, affection, attack, blight, breakdown, bug*, cancer, canker, collapse, complaint, condition, contagion, contamination, convulsions, debility, decrepitude, defect, disorder, distemper, endemic, epidemic, feebleness,… …

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  • 5 Stroke — For other uses, see Stroke (disambiguation). Stroke Classification and external resources CT scan slice of the brain showing a right hemispheric ischemic stroke (left side of image). ICD 10 …

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  • 6 Stroke in China — Recent epidemiologic studies confirm that stroke is the most frequent cause of death in the People s Republic of China, with an incidence more than fivefold that of myocardial infarction. Intracerebral hemorrhage causes about one third of all… …

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  • 7 stroke belt — (STROHK belt) n. An area in the southeastern United States, particular the states of South Carolina, Arkansas, Tennessee, North Carolina and Georgia, that has an unusually high rate of strokes and other forms of heart disease. Example Citation:… …

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  • 8 disease — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Condition of ill health Nouns 1. disease, illness, sickness, ailment, ailing; morbidity, infirmity, ailment, indisposition; complaint, disorder, malady; functional disorder. 2. condition, affliction,… …

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  • 9 stroke — 1. Any acute clinical event, related to impairment of cerebral circulation, that lasts more than 24 hours. SYN: apoplexy, brain attack. 2. A harmful discharge of lightning, particularly one that affects a human being. 3. A pulsation. 4. To pass… …

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  • 10 stroke — Synonyms and related words: Jacksonian epilepsy, Rolandic epilepsy, abdominal epilepsy, abuse, access, accomplished fact, accomplishment, ache, achievement, aching, act, acta, action, activated epilepsy, ad hoc measure, adventure, affect epilepsy …

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  • 11 stroke — stroke1 /strohk/, n., v., stroked, stroking. n. 1. the act or an instance of striking, as with the fist, a weapon, or a hammer; a blow. 2. a hitting of or upon anything. 3. a striking of a clapper or hammer, as on a bell. 4. the sound produced by …

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  • 12 stroke — [[t]stro͟ʊk[/t]] ♦♦♦ strokes, stroking, stroked 1) VERB If you stroke someone or something, you move your hand slowly and gently over them. [V n] Carla, curled up on the sofa, was smoking a cigarette and stroking her cat... [V n] She walked… …

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  • 13 Disease — Human disease redirects here. For the Slayer song, see Soundtrack to the Apocalypse. Flare up redirects here. For the Transformers character, see Flareup (Transformers). Medical condition redirects here. For the descriptive terminology using… …

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  • 14 Disease surveillance in China — Further information: Disease surveillance Surveillance for communicable diseases is the main public health surveillance activity in China. Currently, the disease surveillance system in China has three major components:[1] National Disease… …

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  • 15 Disease — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Disease >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 disease disease Sgm: N 1 illness illness sickness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 ailing ailing &c.??? all the ills that flesh is heir to =>(Hamlet) Sgm: N 1 morbidity morbidity …

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  • 16 Disease, Binswanger — A form of dementia with blood vessel abnormalities in the deep white matter of the brain causing loss of memory, decreasing cognition, and mood changes. Patients usually show signs of abnormal blood pressure (too high or too low), stroke, blood… …

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  • 17 Stroke, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and (NINDS) — One of the National Institutes of Health in the U.S., the NINDS’s mission is to “support and conduct research and research training on the normal structure and function of the nervous system and on the causes, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment …

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  • 18 disease cluster — (duh.ZEEZ clus.tur) n. A geographical region where an above average percentage of the population has, or has had, a particular disease. Example Citation: An unexplained pattern of illnesses has been found in hundreds of people living near the… …

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  • 19 stroke — In medicine, a loss of blood flow to part of the brain, which damages brain tissue. Strokes are caused by blood clots and broken blood vessels in the brain. Symptoms include dizziness, numbness, weakness on one side of the body, and problems with …

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  • 20 stroke — A sudden onset of disease, especially apoplexy or paralysis. 1 Am J2d Act of God § 10. See heat stroke …

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