[ih-skee-mee-uh] /ɪˈski mi ə/
local deficiency of blood supply produced by vasoconstriction or local obstacles to the arterial flow.
ischemia is·che·mi·a (ĭ-skē’mē-ə)
A decrease in the blood supply to a bodily organ, tissue, or part caused by constriction or obstruction of the blood vessels.
- Ischemic hypoxia
ischemic hypoxia n. Tissue hypoxia resulting from slower circulation through the tissues so that oxygen tension in capillaries is less than normal, even though saturation, content, and tension in arteries are normal. Also called stagnant anoxia.
- Ischemic necrosis
ischemic necrosis n. Necrosis caused by hypoxia resulting from local deprivation of blood supply.
[ee-skyah] /ˈi skyɑ/ noun 1. an Italian island in the Tyrrhenian Sea, W of Naples: earthquake 1883. 18 sq. mi. (47 sq. km). 2. a seaport on this island. [is-kee-uh m] /ˈɪs ki əm/ noun, plural ischia [is-kee-uh] /ˈɪs ki ə/ (Show IPA). Anatomy. 1. the lower portion of either innominate bone. 2. either of […]
- Ischiadic spine
ischiadic spine is·chi·ad·ic spine (ĭs’kē-ād’ĭk) n. See sciatic spine.