Definition of ischaemic in English:

ischaemic

(US ischemic)

adjective

Medicine

See ischaemia

  • ‘Aspirin is used in many patients with heart failure caused by ischemic cardiomyopathy.’
  • ‘Many people with ischaemic heart disease or diabetes have systolic dysfunction or heart failure.’
  • ‘In clinical trials, about three women in 1,000 developed ischemic colitis over six months.’
  • ‘Control tissues were free of significant autolysis and showed no signs of hypoxic or ischemic injury.’
  • ‘Hemorrhagic stroke has a different epidemiology and prognosis than ischemic stroke.’

Pronunciation

ischaemic

/ɪˈskiːmɪk/