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heart attack


heart attack

noun

Definition of HEART ATTACK

:  an acute episode of heart disease marked by the death or damage of heart muscle due to insufficient blood supply to the heart muscle usually as a result of a coronary thrombosis or a coronary occlusion and that is characterized especially by chest pain—called also myocardial infarction; compare angina pectoris, coronary insufficiency, heart failure 1
February 28, 2015
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To speak pompously or dogmatically
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