Examples of heart attack in a Sentence
Her chest pains turned out to be caused by a minor heart attack.
He died of a massive heart attack.
First Known Use of heart attack
HEART ATTACK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of heart attack for English Language Learners
: a sudden painful and dangerous condition in which your heart stops beating properly
medical Definition of heart attack
- When a patient is in the throes of a heart attack, the physician's goal is restoring adequate blood flow to the starving heart muscle as swiftly as possible.
- —Harvard Medical School Health Letter, May 1993
- It has long been known that aspirin helps prevent blood clots … and many studies have shown that the drug can reduce the incidence of heart attacks and strokes.
- —Peter Aldhous, Science, 7 Jan. 1994
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