ischemic stroke


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Related to ischemic stroke: hemorrhagic stroke, transient ischemic attack

ischemic stroke

a cerebrovascular disorder caused by deprivation of blood flow to an area of the brain, generally as a result of thrombosis, embolism, or reduced blood pressure.

is·chem·ic stroke

(is-kēmik strōk)
Thrombosis-induced stroke.

ischemic stroke

A stroke caused by diminished blood flow to a particular artery in the brain, e.g., as a result of a clot in the artery or an embolus lodging in the artery. Ischemic stroke is much more common than hemorrhagic stroke.
See also: stroke
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