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Meaning of INFARCTION

Pronunciation:  in'fârkshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  localized necrosis resulting from obstruction of the blood supply
 

INFARCTION is a 10 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: infarct
 
 See Also: MI, myocardial infarct, myocardial infarction, pathology

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In*farc"tion\, n. [See {Infarce}.]
The act of stuffing or filling; an overloading and
obstruction of any organ or vessel of the body; constipation.

 
Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: Permanent damage to tissue or organ from interruption of its blood supply.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: bar, barrier, blank wall, blind alley, blind gut, block, blockade, blockage, bottleneck, cecum, choking, choking off, clog, congestion, constipation, costiveness, cul-de-sac, dead end, embolism, embolus, gorge, impasse, impediment, infarct, jam, obstacle, obstipation, obstruction, sealing off, stop, stoppage, strangulation
 

 

 

 

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