To install click the Add extension button. That's it.

The source code for the WIKI 2 extension is being checked by specialists of the Mozilla Foundation, Google, and Apple. You could also do it yourself at any point in time.

4,5
Kelly Slayton
Congratulations on this excellent venture… what a great idea!
Alexander Grigorievskiy
I use WIKI 2 every day and almost forgot how the original Wikipedia looks like.
What we do. Every page goes through several hundred of perfecting techniques; in live mode. Quite the same Wikipedia. Just better.
.
Leo
Newton
Brights
Milds

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Apoplexy (from Ancient Greek ἀποπληξία, meaning 'a striking away') is bleeding within internal organs and the accompanying symptoms. For example, ovarian apoplexy is bleeding in the ovaries. The term formerly referred to what is now called a stroke;[1] nowadays, health care professionals typically specify the type of apoplexy, such as cerebral, ovarian and pituitary apoplexy.

Informally or metaphorically, the term apoplexy is associated with being furious, especially as "apoplectic".[2]

YouTube Encyclopedic

  • 1/3
    Views:
    1 396
    1 259
    552
  • Apoplexy Meaning
  • PITUITARY APOPLEXY
  • Sheehan syndrome/Pituitary apoplexy

Transcription

Contents

Historical meaning

From the late 14th to the late 19th century,[3] apoplexy referred to any sudden death that began with a sudden loss of consciousness, especially one in which the victim died within a matter of seconds after losing consciousness. The word apoplexy was sometimes used to refer to the symptom of sudden loss of consciousness immediately preceding death.[citation needed] Ruptured aortic aneurysms, and even heart attacks and strokes were referred to as apoplexy in the past, because before the advent of medical science, there was limited ability to differentiate abnormal conditions and diseased states. Although physiology as a medical field dates back at least to the time of Hippocrates, until the late 19th century physicians often had inadequate or inaccurate understandings of many of the human body's normal functions and abnormal presentations.[citation needed] Hence, identifying a specific cause of a symptom or of death often proved difficult or impossible.

Haemorrhage

Because the term by itself is now ambiguous, it is often coupled with a descriptive adjective to indicate the site of bleeding. For example, bleeding within the pituitary gland is called pituitary apoplexy, and bleeding within the adrenal glands can be called adrenal apoplexy.

Apoplexy also includes hemorrhaging with the gland and accompanying neurological problems such as confusion, headache, and impairment of consciousness.

See also

References

  1. ^ Apoplexy at MedicineNet.com.
  2. ^ Collins World English Dictionary: apoplexy
  3. ^ OED Online, 2010, Oxford University Press. 7 February 2011

External links

  • The dictionary definition of apoplexy at Wiktionary
  • Texts on Wikisource:
    • Black, James Rush (6 April 1875). "Apoplexy". Popular Science Monthly. 6.
    • Mott, Frederick Walker (1911). "Apoplexy". Encyclopædia Britannica. 2 (11th ed.). pp. 195–196.
This page was last edited on 25 October 2018, at 00:25
Basis of this page is in Wikipedia. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 Unported License. Non-text media are available under their specified licenses. Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. WIKI 2 is an independent company and has no affiliation with Wikimedia Foundation.