ischemia

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From Ancient Greek ἴσχω (iskhō), ἰσχάνω (iskhanō, to hold) + αἷμα (haima, blood).

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ischemia (countable and uncountable, plural ischemias)

  1. (pathology, cardiology) Local disturbance in blood circulation due to mechanical obstruction of the blood supply (vasoconstriction, thrombosis or embolism).

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ischemia f (plural ischemie)

  1. (pathology) ischaemia, ischemia

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