CVA

CVA
noun
a sudden loss of consciousness resulting when the rupture or occlusion of a blood vessel leads to oxygen lack in the brain
Derivationally related forms: ↑apoplectic (for: ↑apoplexy)
Hypernyms: ↑attack
Part Meronyms: ↑cerebral hemorrhage

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1. Pathol. cerebrovascular accident. See stroke.
2. Columbia Valley Authority.

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abbrev
Cerebrovascular accident

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CVA (no periods) or C.V.A. or c.v.a.,
cerebrovascular accident.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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