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myocardial infarction

or myocardial infarct

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noun Pathology.
  1. heart attack. Abbreviation: MI
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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 arteryCompare coronary thrombosis
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myocardial infarction in Medicine

myocardial infarction

n.
  1. 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.cardiac infarction
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myocardial infarction in Science

myocardial infarction

[mī′ō-kärdē-əl]
  1. See heart attack.
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