Coronary Heart Disease - Glossary

Dr. Simi Paknikar
Medically Reviewed by Dr. Simi Paknikar, MD
Last Updated on Sep 06, 2019
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Glossary

Ischemia: Lack of supply of oxygen to any area of the body.

Arteries: Blood vessels that supply blood from the heart to different tissues and organs of the body.

Atherosclerosis: The gradual buildup of plaque in the arteries.

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