Definition of Infarction

1. Noun. Localized necrosis resulting from obstruction of the blood supply.

Exact synonyms: Infarct
Specialized synonyms: Mi, Myocardial Infarct, Myocardial Infarction
Generic synonyms: Pathology



Definition of Infarction

1. n. The act of stuffing or filling; an overloading and obstruction of any organ or vessel of the body; constipation.

Definition of Infarction

1. Noun. (pathology) The process which causes an infarct ¹

2. Noun. (pathology) An infarct. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Infarction

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Medical Definition of Infarction

1. 1. The formation of an infarct. 2. An infarct. Origin: L. Infarcire = to stuff in This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)


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