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Brain drain

brain disease terms

TermDefinition
stroke loss of brain function caused by interruption of blood flow to brain
ischemic stroke stroke where the blood loss is caused by a blockage
hemorrhagic stroke stroke where the blood loss is caused by the rupture of a blood vessel
TIA Transient Ischemic Attack
cerebral aneurysm the abnormal dilation of a blood vessel in the brain
cerebral arteriosclerosis the hardening of an artery in the brain
cerebral atherosclerosis 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
cerebral thrombosis the blockage of a blood vessel in the brain caused by a blood clot
CVA Cerebrovascular Accident
Created by: stacipoo
 

 



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