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ischaemia

ischemia

/ (ɪˈskiːmɪə) /
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noun

pathol an inadequate supply of blood to an organ or part, as from an obstructed blood flow

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Derived forms of ischaemia

ischaemic or ischemic (ɪˈskɛmɪk), adjective

Word Origin for ischaemia

C19: from Greek iskhein to restrict, + -emia
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