Medical Dictionary


noun isch·emia

Medical Definition of ISCHEMIA

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

Variants of ISCHEMIA

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


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