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- noun cardiology, pathology
Necrosisof heart muscle caused by an interruption to the supply of bloodto the heart, often as a result of coronary thrombosis.
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- noun destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle
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From Late Latin infarctus + French myocarde < from Greek ἔμφραγμα (obstacle) του (οφ) μυοκαρδίου (heart muscle)
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