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apoplectiform

[ap-uh-plek-tuh-fawrm] /ˌæp əˈplɛk təˌfɔrm/
adjective, Pathology.
1.
of or resembling apoplexy or stroke.
Also, apoplectoid [ap-uh-plek-toid] /ˌæp əˈplɛk tɔɪd/ (Show IPA).
Origin of apoplectiform
1875-1880
First recorded in 1875-80; apoplect(ic) + -i- + -form
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  • Thus we may have what is called anthrax peracutus or apoplectiform, when the animal dies very suddenly as if from apoplexy.

    Special Report on Diseases of Cattle U.S. Department of Agriculture

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