Share this entry
ministroke Syllabification: min·i·stroke
Pronunciation: /ˈminēˌstrōk/

Definition of ministroke in English:


Another term for transient ischemic attack. he has vowed to relax and take things easy after suffering a ministroke in November
More example sentences
  • Sometimes called a ministroke, a transient ischemic attack is a brief, temporary obstruction of blood supply to your brain.
  • There is a growing concern among neurologists that, in many cases, patients and other doctors aren't recognizing or acting on the symptoms of a mini-stroke, a warning sign that often means a larger, more devastating stroke is on its way.
  • Small blood-vessel disease causes ‘mini-strokes’ that go unnoticed but erode neural-cell communication.
Definition of ministroke in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources