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Noun: ischaemia  i'skee-mee-u
Usage: Brit, Cdn (US: ischemia)
  1. Local anaemia in a given body part sometimes resulting from vasoconstriction, thrombosis or embolism
    - ischemia [N. Amer]

Derived forms: ischaemias

Type of: anaemia [Brit, Cdn], anemia [N. Amer]

Encyclopedia: Ischaemia