Definition of CVA

1. Noun. A sudden loss of consciousness resulting when the rupture or occlusion of a blood vessel leads to oxygen lack in the brain.

Exact synonyms: Apoplexy, Cerebrovascular Accident, Stroke
Generic synonyms: Attack
Specialized synonyms: Ischaemic Stroke, Ischemic Stroke, Haemorrhagic Stroke, Hemorrhagic Stroke
Terms within: Cerebral Hemorrhage
Derivative terms: Apoplectic



Medical Definition of CVA

1. This general term encompasses such problems as stroke and cerebral haemorrhage. Acronym: CVA (12 Jan 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of CVA

CTP
CTP-CMP-3-deoxynonulosonate cytidyltransferase
CTP-RNA cytidylyltransferase
CTR
CTS
CTV
CTVHCS
CT number
CT scan
CT unit
CT value
CU
CV
CV-1 SPase
CVA (current term)
CVBS
CVC
CVD
CVI
CVP
CVR
CVS
CVT
CVV
CVW
CVX
CV ICU
CW
CWA

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