myocardial infarction

or myocardial infarct

noun Pathology.

heart attack. Abbreviation: MI Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for myocardial infarction

angina, tachycardia, asystole, coronary

British Dictionary definitions for myocardial infarction

myocardial infarction


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


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


See heart attack.
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