Medical Dictionary

infarction

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noun in·farc·tion \ in-ˈfärk-shən \

medical Definition of infarction

1 :the process of forming an infarct
  • severe stress sometime between the 5th and 20th days after infarction
  • Journal of the American Medical Association
2 :infarct
  • developed a full-blown infarction
  • —W. A. Nolen

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