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hemicardia in Medicine

hemicardia

(hĕm′ĭ-kärdē-ə)
n.
  1. Either lateral half of the heart, including the atrium and ventricle.
  2. A congenital malformation of the heart in which only two of the usual four chambers are formed.
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