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stroke

EN[stɹəʊk] [stɹoʊk]
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  • Stroke, also known as cerebrovascular accident (CVA), cerebrovascular insult (CVI), or brain attack, is when poor blood flow to the brain results in cell death.
  • The main risk factor for stroke is high blood pressure. Other risk factors include tobacco smoking, obesity, high blood cholesterol, diabetes mellitus, previous TIA, and atrial fibrillation among others.
  • Prevention includes decreasing risk factors as well as possibly aspirin, statins, surgery to open up the arteries to the brain in those with problematic narrowing, and warfarin in those with atrial fibrillation. A stroke often requires emergency care.
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  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns
      • Verbs
        • Transitive verbs
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      1. en strokes
      2. en stroked
      3. en stroker
      4. en strokest
      5. en stroketh
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      Meaning of stroke for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "stroke" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, a transitive verb.
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