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Ischemia vs. Infarction

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Ischemianoun

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

Infarctionnoun

(pathology) The process which causes an infarct.

Ischemianoun

local anemia in a given body part sometimes resulting from vasoconstriction or thrombosis or embolism

Infarctionnoun

(pathology) An infarct.

Ischemia

Ischemia or ischaemia is a restriction in blood supply to tissues, causing a shortage of oxygen that is needed for cellular metabolism (to keep tissue alive). Ischemia is generally caused by problems with blood vessels, with resultant damage to or dysfunction of tissue i.e.

Infarctionnoun

The act of stuffing or filling;

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Infarctionnoun

An infarct{2}; as, a cardiac infarction.

Infarctionnoun

localized necrosis resulting from obstruction of the blood supply

Infarction

Infarction is tissue death (necrosis) due to inadequate blood supply to the affected area. It may be caused by artery blockages, rupture, mechanical compression, or vasoconstriction.

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