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Definition of the noun myocardial infarction

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noun

  1. destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • synonyms of myocardial infarction: MI / myocardial infarct
    • more generic words: infarct / infarction = localized necrosis resulting from obstruction of the blood supply
    • part of: heart attack = a sudden severe instance of abnormal heart function

Alternative definition of the noun myocardial infarction

noun

  1. [cardiology, pathology] Necrosis of heart muscle caused by an interruption to the supply of blood to the heart, often as a result of coronary thrombosis.

Specialised definition of the noun myocardial infarction

Glossary of healthcare

a heart attack

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Imaging (2008)

by Albert L. Baert

Another criterion to distinguish acute and chronic myocardial infarctions is the no reflow phenomenon, which can only be detected within the first 4 to 6 weeks after an acute myocardial infarction. Chronic Myocardial Infarction Chronic ...

Google previewChurchill Livingstone Medical Dictionary (2008)

by Chris Brooker

Spasm, narrowing or blockage of these vessels causes angina pectoris or myocardial infarction (heart attack). Diseased vessels may be cleared by balloon angioplasty or lasers or replaced with veins taken from the legs. Þ angioplasty.

Google previewConcise Colour Medical Dictionary (2015)

by Elizabeth Martin

myocardial infarction 496 myocardial infarction death of a segment of heart muscle, which follows interruption of its blood supply (see coronary thrombosis). Myocardial infarction is usually confined to the left ventricle. The patient experiences a ...

Google previewConcise Medical Dictionary (2015)

by Elizabeth Martin

myocardial infarction 496 myocardial infarction death of a segment of heart muscle, which follows interruption of its blood supply (see coronary thrombosis). Myocardial infarction is usually confined to the left ventricle. The patient experiences a ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Molecular Mechanisms of Disease (2009)

With 213 Tables by Florian Lang

This clinical entity is differentiated by use of ECG and biochemical markers between ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), non-ST elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI), and unstable angina. In contrast to unstable angina, myocardial ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Dietary Supplements (Print) (2004)

by Paul M. Coates, M. Coates Paul, Marc Blackman, Marc R. Blackman, Gordon M. Cragg, Mark Levine, Jeffrey D. White, Joel Moss, Mark A. Levine

N-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids, fatal ischemic heart disease and non-fatal myocardial infarction in older adults. The cardiovascular health study. Am. J. Clin. Nutr ...

Google previewMosby's Medical Dictionary (2016)

by Mosby

myesthesia 1184 myocardial infarction (MI) myesthesia /mī′esthē′′zhə/, perception of any sensation in a muscle, such as touch, direction, proprioception, contraction, relaxation, or extension. myiasis /mī′′yəsis/ [Gk, myia, fly, osis, ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2016)

by Mosby

myesthesia 1184 myocardial infarction (MI) myesthesia /mī′esthē′′zhə/, perception of any sensation in a muscle, such as touch, direction, proprioception, contraction, relaxation, or extension. myiasis /mī′′yəsis/ [Gk, myia, fly, osis, ...

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