Definitions for "Ischemic heart disease"
myocardial damage due to inadequate supply of oxygen in the coronary arterial blood.
General term that refers to a condition in which there is an imbalance in the heart's oxygen supply / demand.
Also called Coronary Artery Disease and Coronary Heart Disease, this term is applied to heart ailments caused by narrowing of the coronary arteries and therefore characterized by a decrease in the blood supply to the heart.