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(is-kē′mē-ă )

[Gr. ischein, to hold back + -emia]
A temporary deficiency of blood flow to an organ or tissue. The deficiency may be caused by diminished blood flow either through a regional artery or throughout the circulation.
ischemic (is-kē′mik), adj.

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