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ischemia

noun isch·emia

Medical Definition of ischemia

  1. :  deficient supply of blood to a body part (as the heart or brain) that is due to obstruction of the inflow of arterial blood (as by the narrowing of arteries by spasm or disease)

  2. isch·emic or chiefly British isch·ae·mic \-mik\play adjective
    isch·emi·cal·ly or chiefly British isch·ae·mi·cal·ly \-mi-k(ə-)lē\play adverb



Variants of ischemia

or chiefly British isch·ae·mia \is-ˈkē-mē-ə\play

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