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myocardial infarction

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See heart attack.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Necrosis of heart muscle caused by an interruption to the supply of blood to the heart, often as a result of coronary thrombosis.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle

Etymologies

From Late Latin infarctus + French myocarde < from Greek ἔμφραγμα (obstacle) του (οφ) μυοκαρδίου (heart muscle) (Wiktionary)

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