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."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "APOPLEXY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/apoplexy/ (accessed January 17, 2021).