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a localized area of tissue that is dying or dead, having been deprived of its blood supply because of an obstruction
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infraction – breach; violation; infringement: infraction of the rules; in medicine, an incomplete fracture of a bone
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1. The formation or development of an infarct.
2. An infarct.
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1. (Pathology) the formation or development of an infarct
2. (Pathology) another word for infarct
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1. the formation of an infarct.
2. an infarct.
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a condition in which a localized area of muscular tissue is dying or dead owing to insufficient supply of blood, as occurs in a heart attack.See also: Heart
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|Noun||1.||infarction - 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
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(= dead tissue) → Infarkt m
(= forming of dead tissue) → Infarktbildung f
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infarctionn infarto, acción f y efecto de un infarto; acute myocardial — infarto agudo de miocardio
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