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Chapter 6

Vocab review for Chapter 6

cerebrovascular accident (CVA) an accident involving the blood vessels of the brain
stroke loss of brain function caused by interruption of blood flow/ supply to the brain
hemorrhagic stroke a stroke where the blood loss is caused by a rupture of a blood vessel
ischemic stroke a stroke where the blood loss is caused by a blockage
transient ischemic attack a "mini-stroke" caused by thhe blockage of blood vessels that resolves within 24 hours
cerebrovascular disease a disease of the blood vessels
cerebral aneurysm the widening or abnormal dilation of a blood vessel in the brain
cerebral arteriosclerosis hardening of an artery in the brain
cerebral atheroscelerosis the hardening of an artery in the brain caused by the buildup of fatty plaque
cerebral embolism the blockage of a blood vessel in the brain caused by a foreign object shuch as fat or bacteria
cerebral thrombosis the blockage of a blood vessel in the brain caused by a blood clot
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