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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: apoplexy(0.01279 detik)
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English → Indonesian (quick)
apopleksi, penyakit ayan
English → English (WordNet)
n : a sudden loss of consciousness resulting when the rupture or
occlusion of a blood vessel leads to oxygen lack in the
brain [syn: stroke, cerebrovascular accident, CVA]
English → English (gcide)
Apoplexy \Ap"o*plex`y\ ([a^]p"[-o]*pl[e^]ks`[y^]), n. [OE.
poplexye, LL. poplexia, apoplexia, fr. Gr. 'apoplhxi`a, fr.
'apoplh`ssein to cripple by a stroke; 'apo` from + plh`ssein
to strike: cf. F. apoplexie. See Plague.] (Med.)
Sudden diminution or loss of consciousness, sensation, and
voluntary motion, usually caused by pressure on the brain.
Note: The term is now usually limited to cerebral apoplexy,
or loss of consciousness due to effusion of blood or
other lesion within the substance of the brain; but it
is sometimes extended to denote an effusion of blood
into the substance of any organ; as, apoplexy of the