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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms


warm ischemia time  listen  (… is-KEE-mee-uh …)

  In surgery, the time a tissue, organ, or body part remains at body temperature after its blood supply has been reduced or cut off but before it is cooled or reconnected to a blood supply.