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myocardial infarction

noun, Pathology
1.
heart attack.
Abbreviation: MI.
Also, myocardial infarct.
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British Dictionary definitions for myocardial-infarction

myocardial infarction

noun
1.
destruction of an area of heart muscle as the result of occlusion of a coronary artery Compare coronary thrombosis
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myocardial-infarction in Medicine

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 in Science
myocardial infarction
  (mī'ō-kär'dē-əl)   
See heart attack.
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