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Definition of "ministroke" [ministroke]

  • See transient ischemic attack. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "ministroke" in a sentence
  • "Some scientists consider the term ministroke a misnomer, preferring the technical term transient ischemic attack, while others use the terms interchangeably."
  • "Often called a ministroke, a transient ischemic attack may be a warning."
  • ""ministroke" may have subtle cognitive damage that standard tests miss, a new study shows."