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TIA

  1. transient ischemic attack.
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  • “Yet it is so, and much trouble, also deaths,” stated Tia Luz.

    The Treasure Trail

    Marah Ellis Ryan

  • Billie forgot her sulkiness in her joy at the elopements of Tia Luz.

    The Treasure Trail

    Marah Ellis Ryan

  • None of the Mexicans thought he would get well, but Tia Luz cured him.

    The Treasure Trail

    Marah Ellis Ryan

  • The family of tia Picores could not be the talk of the Fishmarket all the time.

    Mayflower (Flor de mayo)

    Vicente Blasco Ibez

  • Tia Picores had a bit of a temper herself when she got really mad.

    Mayflower (Flor de mayo)

    Vicente Blasco Ibez


British Dictionary definitions for tia

TIA

abbreviation for
  1. transient ischaemic attack; a stroke causing minor and temporary symptoms
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tia in Medicine

TIA

abbr.
  1. transient ischemic attack
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