STROKE

~ STROKE  id+ | BLOW or STRICKEN |
          id+ | SUDDEN ATTACK |
          id+ | CARESS  FONDLE  PET |
  relates to STRING  STRIA  STRIP  STRIFE
  evolution of ideas in the above is obscure
  med> STROKE often refers to
       APOPLEXY often due to
  CEREBRO VASCULAR "ACCIDENT" from
  ISCHEMIA  or  LACK OF CIRCULATION from
  see> EMBOLISM  see> HEMORRHAGE
  often manifest as HEMIPLEGIA
  note also
  HEAT STROKE
  LIGHTENING STROKE or STRIKE
      

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