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myocardial infarction

Syllabification: my·o·car·di·al in·farc·tion
Pronunciation: /mīəˌkärdēəl inˈfärkSH(ə)n
 
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Definition of myocardial infarction in English:

noun

Another term for 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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