Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

Jarvik‐7

[jahr-vik-sev-uh n]
See more synonyms on Thesaurus.com
Medicine/Medical, Trademark.
  1. a four-valved artificial heart for implantation in the human body, replacing the natural heart's ventricles and attaching to its atria: air is pumped into the ventricles from an external air compressor through two connecting hoses that enter the body through the abdominal wall.
Show More
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018