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cardiac insufficiency:
coronary insufficiency: inadequate blood flow to the heart muscles; can cause angina pectoris
cardiac massage:
an emergency procedure that employs rhythmic compression of the heart (either through the chest wall or, during surgery, directly to the heart) in an attempt to maintain circulation during cardiac arrest
cardiac monitor:
a piece of electronic equipment for continual observation of the function of the heart
cardiac murmur:
heart murmur: an abnormal sound of the heart; sometimes a sign of abnormal function of the heart valves
cardiac muscle:
the muscle tissue of the heart; adapted to continued rhythmic contraction
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a. of superficial cardiac dullness:
a triangular area of dullness observed on percussion of the chest, corresponding to that area of the heart not covered by lung tissue.
abnormal cleavage of cardiac valve:
Congenital malformation of a valve leaflet with a defect extending from the free margin.(05 Mar 2000)
advanced cardiac life support:
ABBR: ACLS. 1. The resuscitation of dying patients; a process that involves management of the airway, reestablishment of breathing, and the restoration of spontaneous heart rhythm, blood pressure, and organ perfus
anterior cardiac veins:
Two or three small veins in the anterior wall of the right ventricle opening directly into the right atrium independently of the coronary sinus.Synonym: venae cordis anteriores.(05 Mar 2000)
antrum cardiacum:
A dilation that occasionally occurs in the oesophagus near the stomach.Synonym: forestomach.(05 Mar 2000)
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