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TIA

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does TIA mean? 

TIA (noun)
  The noun TIA has 1 sense:

1. brief episode in which the brain gets insufficient blood supply; symptoms depend on the site of the blockage

  Familiarity information: TIA used as a noun is very rare.


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TIA (noun)


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Meaning:

Brief episode in which the brain gets insufficient blood supply; symptoms depend on the site of the blockage

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Synonyms:

TIA; transient ischemic attack

Hypernyms ("TIA" is a kind of...):

ischaemia; ischemia (local anemia in a given body part sometimes resulting from vasoconstriction or thrombosis or embolism)


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