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Local anemia due to mechanical obstruction (mainly arterial narrowing) of the blood supply; often marked by pain and by organ dysfunction.
ischaemiaInadequate flow of blood to any part of the body. It is a serious disorder usually due to narrowing, from disease, of the supplying arteries. It accounts for a high proportion of serious ill-health in the Western World and is the basis of conditions such as ANGINA PECTORIS, CORONARY THROMBOSIS, STROKE and INTERMITTENT CLAUDICATION.
ischaemiainadequate blood flow to a region, organ or tissue; ischaemic adj . Also known as hypoperfusion.
ischaemialocal or generalized reduction in supply of oxygenated blood secondary to arterial stenosis, embolism or occlusion
Insufficient blood supply for the need of a part of the body, usually as a result of a disease of the blood vessels supplying that part. Note: also spelt ischemia.
Local loss of blood supply due to mechanical vascular obstruction.