noun Etymology: New Latin ischaemia, from ischaemus styptic, from Greek ischaimos, from ischein to restrain (akin to Greek echein to hold) + haima blood — more at scheme Date: 1855 deficient supply of blood to a body part (as the heart or brain) that is due to obstruction of the inflow of arterial blood • ischemic adjective

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