From WebRef.org
Revision as of 15:16, 26 September 2019 by Webref (talk | contribs) (Created page with "A condition in which the main arteries supplying the heart are blocked and no longer able to supply sufficient blood, and therefore oxygen, to the heart muscle (myocardium), w...")

(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Jump to: navigation, search

A condition in which the main arteries supplying the heart are blocked and no longer able to supply sufficient blood, and therefore oxygen, to the heart muscle (myocardium), which may then quickly die. The main cause of reduced blood flow is the accumulation of plaques, a disease known as atherosclerosis.

Source: Biotechnology Glossary