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transient ischemic attack

noun

Definition of TRANSIENT ISCHEMIC ATTACK

:  a brief episode of cerebral ischemia that is usually characterized by temporary blurring of vision, slurring of speech, numbness, paralysis, or syncope and that is often predictive of a serious stroke—abbreviation TIA; called also mini-stroke
March 27, 2015
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