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Introduction: Infarction

Description of Infarction

Infarction: localized necrosis resulting from obstruction of the blood supply.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Infarction: Formation of an infarct, which is NECROSIS in tissue due to local ISCHEMIA resulting from obstruction of BLOOD CIRCULATION, most commonly by a THROMBUS or EMBOLUS.
Source: MeSH 2007

Infarction: Related Topics

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Broader terms for Infarction

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Hierarchical classifications of Infarction

The following list attempts to classify Infarction into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • pathology
  • health problem,ill health,unhealthiness
  • pathological state
  • condition,status
  • state

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

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