transient ischemic attack

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transient ischemic attack

[‚tranch·ənt i‚skēm·ik ə′tak]
(medicine)
A brief loss of nerve function caused by a temporary lack of adequate blood flow and oxygen to the brain due to a rupture in the carotid arteries leading to the brain.
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