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A decrease in the blood supply to a bodily organ, tissue, or part caused by constriction or obstruction of the blood vessels.

[New Latin ischaemia, from Greek iskhaimos, a stopping of the blood : iskhein, to keep back; see segh- in Indo-European roots + haima, blood.]

i·sche′mic adj.
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Adj.1.ischemic - relating to or affected by ischemia
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a. isquémico-a, que padece de isquemia o rel. a la misma.
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