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myocardial infarction

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myocardial infarction

n
(Pathology) destruction of an area of heart muscle as the result of occlusion of a coronary artery. Compare coronary thrombosis
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heart′ attack`


n.
1. any sudden insufficiency of oxygen supply to the heart that results in heart muscle damage; myocardial infarction.
2. any sudden disruption of heart function.
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myocardial infarction

Commonly called heart attack, a condition in which obstruction of blood flowing to the heart muscle results in tissue death. It is most often caused by atherosclerosis of the coronary arteries.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.myocardial infarction - destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart musclemyocardial infarction - destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle
heart attack - a sudden severe instance of abnormal heart function
infarct, infarction - localized necrosis resulting from obstruction of the blood supply
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Translations
infarkt myokardu
szívinfarktus

myocardial infarction

n (Med) → Myokardinfarkt m
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my·o·car·di·al in·farc·tion

n. infarto cardíaco, necrosis de células del músculo cardíaco debido a un bloqueo del abastecimiento de sangre que lo irriga, condición usualmente conocida como ``ataque al corazón''.
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