infarct: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (in'färkt", in-färkt'), [key]
— n. Pathol.
  1. a localized area of tissue, as in the heart or kidney, that is dying or dead, having been deprived of its blood supply because of an obstruction by embolism or thrombosis.
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