myocardial infarction

myocardial infarction

noun Pathology.
heart attack, Abbreviation: MI
Also, myocardial infarct.
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myocardial infarction
 
n
Compare coronary thrombosis destruction of an area of heart muscle as the result of occlusion of a coronary artery

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myocardial infarction n.
Abbr. MI
Necrosis of a region of the myocardium caused by an interruption in the supply of blood to the heart, usually as a result of occlusion of a coronary artery. Also called cardiac infarction.

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myocardial infarction   (mī'ō-kär'dē-əl)  Pronunciation Key 
See heart attack.
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