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Synonyms for heart attackheart at·tack

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  1. heart attacknoun

    myocardial infarction

  2. heart attacknoun

    An acute myocardial infarction, sometimes fatal, caused by the sudden occurrence of coronary thrombosis, which obstructs the blood supply to the heart and leads to necrosis of heart muscle tissue.

    myocardial infarction

  3. heart attacknoun

    Death or failure.

    My computer had a heart attack when I tried to get it to run that program.

    myocardial infarction

Princeton's WordNet

  1. heart attacknoun

    a sudden severe instance of abnormal heart function

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  1. Janice Nolen:

    You're changing the way a child's lung functions while a child is growing up, that has lifelong implications. You're shortening a life because somebody develops a heart attack ... or dies of an asthma attack, and those are not reversible.

  2. Una McCann:

    Constantly having your heart on overdrive, it's not hard to figure out why that might cause heart attack and stroke.

  3. Meiram Bendat:

    Imagine someone going to a hospital and being told you can't get open-heart surgery in the midst of a heart attack because you haven't tried aspirin or nitroglycerin first. That's the absurdity of it, it's just a way to discourage higher levels of care that we would never tolerate in the non-psychiatric context.

  4. Robert Ostfeld:

    It is certainly possible that [the heart attack] was related to the energy drink intake, but we could never know that for sure from a single case.

  5. Steven Nissen:

    What patients need to know is, if The FDA take the drugs,' What is my risk of heart attack ?' and that's not known yet.

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Translations for heart attack

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  • احتشاء قلبيArabic
  • инфаркт на миокардаBulgarian
  • infarkt myokarduCzech
  • hjertanfald, hjertetilfældeDanish
  • Myokardinfarkt, akuter MyokardinfarktGerman
  • έμφραγμαGreek
  • infarto agudo de miocardioSpanish
  • miokardio infartu akutuBasque
  • sydäninfarkti, sydänkohtausFinnish
  • crise cardiaque, infarctus du myocardeFrench
  • התקף לבHebrew
  • szívrohamHungarian
  • սրտի կաթվածArmenian
  • serangan jantungIndonesian
  • infarto del miocardioItalian
  • 心筋梗塞, 心臓発作Japanese
  • 심근경색Korean
  • Mirina masûlkeyên dil, MyokardînfarktKurdish
  • infarctus myocardii, infarctus cordis, infarctus myocardii acutus, infarctus cordis acutusLatin
  • срцев нападMacedonian
  • hartaanvalDutch
  • myokardieinfarkt, hjerteinfarkt, hjerteattakkNorwegian
  • zawał sercaPolish
  • ataque cardíacoPortuguese
  • atac de cordRomanian
  • инфаркт миокарда, сердечный приступ, острый инфаркт миокардаRussian
  • срчани удар, инфаркт миокарда, srchani udar, infarkt miokardaSerbo-Croatian
  • infarkti miokardialAlbanian
  • hjärtinfarktSwedish
  • miyokard enfarktüs, kalp krizi, miyokardiyal enfarktüsTurkish
  • серцевий нападUkrainian
  • nhồi máu cơ timVietnamese
  • הארץ אטאקעYiddish

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