infarct

noun in·farct \ ˈin-ˌfärkt , in-ˈfärkt \

Definition of infarct

:an area of necrosis in a tissue or organ resulting from obstruction of the local circulation by a thrombus or embolus

infarcted

play \in-ˈfärk-təd\ adjective

infarction

play \in-ˈfärk-shən\ noun

Origin and Etymology of infarct

Latin infarctus, past participle of infarcire to stuff, from in- + farcire to stuff


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infarct

noun in·farct \ ˈin-ˌfärkt, in-ˈ \

medical Definition of infarct

:an area of necrosis in a tissue or organ resulting from obstruction of the local circulation by a thrombus or embolus

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