Etymology
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infarction (n.)

1680s, noun of action from Latin infarcire "to stuff into," from in- "into" (from PIE root *en "in") + farcire "to stuff" (see farce).

Formerly applied in pathology to a variety of morbid local conditions; now usually restricted to certain conditions caused by a local fault in the circulation. [Century Dictionary, 1902]

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Definitions of infarction

infarction (n.)
localized necrosis resulting from obstruction of the blood supply;
Synonyms: infarct
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