What is another word for cerebrovascular accident?

Pronunciation: [səɹˌiːbɹəvˈaskjʊləɹ ˈaksɪdənt] (IPA)

Cerebrovascular Accident (CVA) is a medical term used to describe an event where there is a sudden interruption of blood flow to the brain, usually due to a blood clot or stroke. While CVA is an accurate and widely-used term, there are a few other synonyms that can also be used to describe this condition. The most common synonyms for CVA include Stroke, Brain Attack, and Cerebral Infarction. Each of these terms describes the same underlying medical condition, but they may be preferred in different contexts or by different medical professionals. Regardless of the term used, quick action and medical attention are critical in the event of a CVA.

What are the hypernyms for Cerebrovascular accident?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    cva, Cerebral Ischemia, stroke, brain attack.

Related words: cerebrovascular disease, cerebral infarction, cerebrovascular disorder, cerebrovascular injury, cerebral stroke, stroke rehabilitation

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