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apoplexy(1) An imprecise term for sudden haemorrhage, as in intracerebral haemorrhage (stroke, see there) or a massive haemorrhage into any organ or tissue.
(2) Mental or psychological crisis, such as a fit of extreme anger or rage.
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apoplexia(ap?o-plek'se-a) [Gr. apoplektikos, crippled by a stroke + -ia] Apoplexy.
Sudden hemorrhage from the uterus.
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