By a tobacco heart it was meant that his heart was so badly affected that it did not perform its action regularly and properly.
Yesterday I read in a paper about a boy in a New York hospital who was said to have a 'tobacco heart' from smoking cigarettes.
Those with tobacco heart cannot undergo the usual hardships and they are more apt to succumb to disease.
He does not quite understand that doctors and sometimes ministers, like other men, die of a tobacco heart.
Beginning with the simplest kind of cardio-vascular disorder, let us see what the prognosis is in tobacco heart.
At ages over 40 a clinical study of the tobacco heart is highly instructive from a practical point of view.
tobacco heart to·bac·co heart (tə-bāk'ō)
A rapid, irregular heart rate resulting from excessive use of tobacco.