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INFARCT

 Dictionary entry overview: What does infarct mean? 

INFARCT (noun)
  The noun INFARCT has 1 sense:

1. localized necrosis resulting from obstruction of the blood supply

  Familiarity information: INFARCT used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


INFARCT (noun)


Sense 1infarct [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Localized necrosis resulting from obstruction of the blood supply

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Synonyms:

infarct; infarction

Hypernyms ("infarct" is a kind of...):

pathology (any deviation from a healthy or normal condition)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "infarct"):

MI; myocardial infarct; myocardial infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)


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