APOPLEXY By N., Sam M.S. - 5 n. 1. a now generally obsolete term for a hemorrhagic stroke. 2. Also refers to hemorrhage into an organ, for example, a pituitary apoplexy. APOPLEXY: "Apoplexy was a term that used to be used in placed of hemorrhagic stroke." Related Psychology Terms ARTERIOSCLEROTIC BRAIN DISORDER HOMOSEXUALITY (Female) BRAIN DAMAGE MANGANESE POISONING ORGANIC RETARDATION DELAYED REACTION MANIPULATIVE DRIVE GALEN (C. 130-C. 220) APHASIA ANTISOCIAL REACTION Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "APOPLEXY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/apoplexy/ (accessed January 19, 2022).