• Definition for "apoplexy"
    • Sudden disability of neurologic purpose, especially that caused…
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apoplexy definition

  • noun:
    • Sudden disability of neurologic purpose, especially that caused by a cerebral hemorrhage; a stroke.
    • an abrupt effusion of bloodstream into an organ or tissue.
    • A fit of extreme anger; rage: "The happy . . . people suffered collective apoplexy, and also this year they are out for bloodstream” ( David Finch).
    • Sudden diminution or loss in consciousness, feeling, and voluntary motion, usually caused by pressure on the mind.
    • Great fury and excitement.
    • Sudden diminution or losing awareness, sensation, and voluntary motion, usually due to strain on the brain.
    • In pathology, a-sudden reduction or impairment of awareness and voluntary movement, due to the rupture of a blood-vessel when you look at the brain, an embolism, or other cerebral surprise. [Sometimes incorrectly regularly denote hemorrhage into the areas of any organ.]
    • a rapid loss in consciousness resulting as soon as the rupture or occlusion of a blood vessel leads to air lack in the mind
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