myocardial depressant factor n.
A toxic factor in shock that impairs cardiac contractility.
noun, Pathology. 1. . Abbreviation: MI. noun 1. destruction of an area of heart muscle as the result of occlusion of a coronary artery Compare coronary thrombosis myocardial infarction n. Abbr. MI Necrosis of a region of the myocardium caused by an interruption in the supply of blood to the heart, usually as a result […]
- Myocardial insufficiency
myocardial insufficiency n. See heart failure.
[mahy-uh-kahr-dee-uh-gram] /ˌmaɪ əˈkɑr di əˌgræm/ noun 1. the graphic record produced by a myocardiograph.
myocardiopathy my·o·car·di·op·a·thy (mī’ō-kär’dē-ŏp’ə-thē) n. See cardiomyopathy.