Complete Definition of "ischaemia"

English

Alternative spellings
ischemia

Pronunciation
rhymes|iːmiə

Etymology
Gr. ιαχεω "to hold" + αιμα "blood".

Noun
en-noun|-

  1. context|pathology|cardiology local|Local anaemia due to mechanical obstruction of the blood supply (vasoconstriction, thrombosis or embolism).

Derived terms
ischaemic

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