infarct(redirected from infarcted)
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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.]
(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]
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)]
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|Noun||1.||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
n (Med) → Infarkt m
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.