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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Localized necrosis resulting from something obstructing the blood supply.

Usage examples (33)
  • Coronary infarction is a major cause of death in most industrialized countries.
  • Their serum cholesterol levels are five times higher than in healthy persons, and severe atherosclerosis and coronary infarction is seen already in adolescence, or even...
  • A myocardial infarction occurs when a blockage forms in one of the arteries that supplies oxygenated blood to the heart muscle.
  • There was no evidence for a myocardial infarction. for more
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