closure, restriction, stoppage, roadblock, barricade, siege, encirclement, clog, bar, wall, stop, snag, obstruction, obstacle, impediment, hindrance, infarct, embolus
- infantry fighting vehicle,
- infants' school,
Origin of infarction
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Hence the infarction becomes the most characteristically developed in such organs as the lungs and spleen.
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1680s, noun of action from Latin infarcire (see infarct).
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The formation or development of an infarct.
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