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attack

 [ah-tak´]
an episode or onset of illness.
anxiety attack panic attack.
heart attack
1. popular term for myocardial infarction.
2. any of various types of acute episodes of ischemic heart disease.
panic attack an episode of acute intense anxiety, with symptoms such as pounding or racing heart, sweating, trembling or shaking, feelings of choking or smothering, chest pain, nausea, dizziness, feelings of unreality, and chills or hot flashes. It is the essential feature of panic disorder and other anxiety disorders as well as other psychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia and mood disorders.
transient ischemic attack see transient ischemic attack.
vagal attack (vasovagal attack) see vasovagal attack.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

at·tack

(ă-tak'),
A sudden illness or an episode or exacerbation of chronic or recurrent illness.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

attack

(ə-tăk′)
n.
An episode or onset of a disease, often sudden in nature.

at·tack′ v.
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attack

Vox populi An episode or event of abrupt onset. See Crack attack, Drop attack, Fatty food attack, Gallbladder, Panic attack, Sleep attack, Transient ischemic attack.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

at·tack

(ă-tak')
A sudden illness or an episode or exacerbation of chronic or recurrent illness.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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Q. what should I do to prevent heart attack?

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