in·farct (ĭnfärkt′, ĭn-färkt)
An area of tissue that undergoes necrosis as a result of obstruction of local blood supply, as by a thrombus or embolus.
[From Latin īnfarctus, past participle of īnfarcīre, to cram : in-, in; see IN-2 + farcīre, to stuff.]
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