ministroke

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

mini- +‎ stroke

Noun[edit]

ministroke (plural ministrokes)

  1. (colloquial) A transient ischemic attack.
    • 2008 June 15, Lisa Sanders, M.D., “Strange Spells”, New York Times:
      Initially, Ichord, like the doctors before her, thought these “spells,” as the boy called them, sounded like T.I.A.’s — ministrokes.