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Word definitions for infarction in dictionaries

Wikipedia Word definitions in Wikipedia
Infarction is tissue death ( necrosis ) caused by a local lack of oxygen, due to an obstruction of the tissue's blood supply . The resulting lesion is referred to as an infarct Citing: The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition. ...

Wiktionary Word definitions in Wiktionary
n. 1 (context pathology English) The process which causes an infarct. 2 (context pathology English) An infarct.

WordNet Word definitions in WordNet
n. localized necrosis resulting from obstruction of the blood supply [syn: infarct ]

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
1680s, noun of action from Latin infarcire (see infarct ).

The Collaborative International Dictionary Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Infarction \In*farc"tion\, n. [See Infarce .] The act of stuffing or filling; Specifically: (Med.) the formation of an infarct; an overloading and obstruction of any organ or vessel of the body; constipation. An infarct[2]; as, a cardiac infarction.

Usage examples of infarction.

Elinor Grace, a sixty-eight-year-old Caucasian woman of Jewish faith who died approximately one month ago of a suspected infarction and was buried unembalmed within twenty-four hours of her death.

She went into more details, knowing Monk shared a background in medicine: low platelet counts, rising bilirubin levels, edema, muscle tenderness with bouts of rigidity around the neck and shoulders, bone infarctions, hepatosplenomegaly, audible murmurs in the heartbeat, and strange calcification of distal extremities and vitreous humor of the eyes.

He is in poor physical condition and has had a myocardial infarction within the last 60 hours.

Uda bin Sali really did have a myocardial infarction while he was daydreaming about his favorite whore in downtown London.

No external signs of injury, no indication of stroke or myocardial infarction, nothing.

Angina pectoris could be the precursor to a full blown myocardial infarction.

Acute appendicitis, bursitis, carcinoma of the lung, myocardial infarction - these terms communicate a specific condition and call for a specific treatment.

Cause of Death: Respiratory arrest occurred as a complication of myocardial infarction occurring as a complication of pulmonary embolus.

The final series of pictures indicated that the bypasses were skillfully sutured in place and that there was no sign of recent myocardial infarction or heart attack.

Tom died of a massive acute myocardial infarction due to severe arteriosclerosis.

When this dose hits your heart it will cause the coronary arteries to severely constrict, triggering what doctors would technically term a myocardial infarction or coronary occlusion, also known as a heart attack of the most devastating kind.

I call it Chronal Infarction myself, although I'm sure smarter people than me will wind up catting it something else.

And he nurtured the hope that one blessed day he would discover Karl Clocker dead, felled by a massive cardiac infarction, cerebral hemorrhage, or an alien death ray like those about which the big man was always reading.

In preliminary tests on human subjects, HGV-5 failed to dissolve clots in either myocardial infarctions or pulmonary embolisms.