infarction(redirected from infarctions)
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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
Not to be confused with:
infraction – breach; violation; infringement: infraction of the rules; in medicine, an incomplete fracture of a bone
1. The formation or development of an infarct.
2. An infarct.
1. (Pathology) the formation or development of an infarct
2. (Pathology) another word for infarct
1. the formation of an infarct.
2. an infarct.
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