Origin of infarction
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Hence the infarction becomes the most characteristically developed in such organs as the lungs and spleen.
- the formation or development of an infarct
- another word for infarct
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Word Origin and History for infarction
1680s, noun of action from Latin infarcire (see infarct).
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- The formation or development of an infarct.
- An infarct.
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