ischaemic heart disease

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is·che·mic heart dis·ease

(is-kē'mik hahrt di-zēz')
A general term for diseases of the heart caused by insufficient blood supply to the myocardium, e.g., atherosclerotic coronary artery disease, angina pectoris, unstable angina, and myocardial infarction.
Synonym(s): ischaemic heart disease, ischaemic heart disease.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

is·che·mic heart dis·ease

(is-kē'mik hahrt di-zēz')
A general term for diseases of the heart caused by insufficient blood supply to the myocardium.
Synonym(s): ischaemic heart disease.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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