Definition of ischemic in US English:

ischemic

(British ischaemic)

adjective

Medicine
  • See ischemia

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

Pronunciation

ischemic

/ɪsˈkimɪk//isˈkēmik/