farct


farct
in·farct;
in·farct·ed;

English syllables. 2014.

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  • in|farct|ec|to|my — «ihn fahrk TEHK tuh mee», noun, plural mies. the surgical removal of an infarct …   Useful english dictionary

  • in|farct|ed — «ihn FAHRK tihd», adjective. characterized by or showing infarction …   Useful english dictionary

  • in|farct — «ihn FAHRKT», noun. 1. a portion of dying tissue, caused by obstruction of the blood supply, as by an embolus or thrombus. 2. the matter that fills such tissue. ╂[< Medieval Latin infarctus < Latin īnfarcīre stop up < in in + farcīre to… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Infarct — An area of tissue death due to a local lack of oxygen. For example, in a myocardial infarction there is death of myocardial (heart muscle) tissue due to sudden (acute) deprivation of circulating blood. This is usually caused by arteriosclerosis… …   Medical dictionary

  • microinfarct — mi·cro·in·farct in färkt n a very small infarct * * * mi·cro·in·farct (mi″kro inґfahrkt) a very small infarct due to obstruction of circulation in capillaries, arterioles, or small arteries …   Medical dictionary

  • in — in·earth; in·ebri·a·tion; in·ebri·ety; in·ebri·ous; in·edible; in·ed·i·ta; in·edited; in·educabilia; in·educability; in·educable; in·education; in·ef·fa·bil·i·ty; in·ef·face·abil·i·ty; in·effaceable; in·effectuality; in·efficacious;… …   English syllables

  • infarct — in•farct [[t]ˈɪnˌfɑrkt, ɪnˈfɑrkt[/t]] n. pat an area of tissue, as in the heart or kidney, that is dying or dead, having been deprived of its blood supply • Etymology: 1870–75; < NL infarctus, n. use of ptp. of L infarcīre (var. of infercīre)… …   From formal English to slang

  • Infarct — In*farct , n. [See {Infarce}.] 1. (Med.) An obstruction or embolus in one of the blood vessels. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. (Med.) The morbid condition of a limited area resulting from such obstruction; also, the localized necrotic (dead) tissue… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Etymologie populaire — Étymologie populaire L’étymologie populaire désigne les explications dues à des rapprochements spontanés, mais non scientifiques, concernant l étymologie et le sens étymologique d un mot. Sommaire 1 Raisons de l étymologie populaire 2 En français …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Étymologie populaire — L’étymologie populaire désigne les explications dues à des rapprochements spontanés, mais non scientifiques, concernant l étymologie et le sens étymologique d un mot. Sommaire 1 Raisons de l étymologie populaire 2 En français 2.1 Girouette …   Wikipédia en Français


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