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in·farct

 (ĭn′färkt′, ĭn-färkt′)
n.
An area of tissue that undergoes necrosis as a result of obstruction of local blood supply, as by a thrombus or embolus.

[From Latin īnfarctus, past participle of īnfarcīre, to cram : in-, in; see in-2 + farcīre, to stuff.]

in·farct′ed adj.

infarct

(ɪnˈfɑːkt)
n
(Pathology) a localized area of dead tissue (necrosis) resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to that part, esp by an embolus. Also called: infarction
[C19: via New Latin from Latin infarctus stuffed into, from farcīre to stuff]
inˈfarcted adj

in•farct

(ˈɪnˌfɑrkt, ɪnˈfɑrkt)

n.
an area of tissue, as in the heart or kidney, that is dying or dead, having been deprived of its blood supply.
[1870–75; < New Latin infarctus, n. use of past participle of Latin infarcīre (variant of infercīre) to stuff (compare farce)]
in•farct′ed, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.infarct - localized necrosis resulting from obstruction of the blood supply
MI, myocardial infarct, myocardial infarction - destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle
pathology - any deviation from a healthy or normal condition
Translations

infarct

n (Med) → Infarkt m

in·farct

n. infarto, necrosis de un área de tejido por falta de irrigación sanguínea (isquemia);
bland ______ blando;
cardiac ______ cardíaco;
cerebral ______ cerebral;
hermorrhagic ______ hemorrágico;
myocardial ______ del miocardio;
pulmonary ______ pulmonar.

infarct

n infarto
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