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myocardial infarction

Line breaks: myo|car¦dial in|farc¦tion
Pronunciation: /ˌmʌɪə(ʊ)ˈkɑːdɪəl
 
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Definition of myocardial infarction in English:

noun

Medicine
A heart attack.
Example sentences
  • The II genotype was associated with a 2-fold increase in the incidence of myocardial infarction compared with the DD genotype.
  • Serum cardiac marker determinations play a vital role in the diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction.
  • In the placebo-controlled trials, atenolol had no effect on all-cause mortality, cardiovascular mortality, myocardial infarction, or stroke.

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