Definitions for "Transient ischaemic attack"
Keywords:  slurred, ischaemic, tia, mini, numbness
stroke syndrome where symptoms last less than 24 hours
sometimes called a mini-stroke: a temporary restriction of blood supply to the brain, which causes short-term symptoms such as temporary vision loss or impairment.
Mini-strokesâ€(tm) that produce stroke-like symptoms and signs which clear completely within 24 hours. Transient ischaemic attacks are strong predictors of stroke.