HyperDic: heart_attack

English > 1 sense of the expression heart attack:
NOUNstateheart attacka sudden severe instance of abnormal heart function
English > heart attack: 1 sense > noun 1, state
MeaningA sudden severe instance of abnormal heart function.
Partscoronary thrombosis, coronaryObstruction of blood flow in a coronary artery by a blood clot (thrombus)
myocardial infarction, myocardial infarct, MIDestruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle
BroaderattackA sudden occurrence of an uncontrollable condition
heart failure, coronary failureinability of the heart to pump enough blood to sustain normal bodily functions
Spanishataque al corazón, infarto
Catalanatac de cor, infart

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