Definition of heart attack in English:

heart attack

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  • A sudden occurrence of coronary thrombosis, typically resulting in the death of part of a heart muscle and sometimes fatal: he died of a heart attack
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    • This helps to slow the progression of coronary heart disease and makes a heart attack less likely.
    • Being sedentary increases the risk of a heart attack or stroke by the same amount as smoking.
    • While at home he became ill and eventually died alone after a heart attack.

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