athlete's heart

or athletic heart


nonpathological enlargement of the heart resulting from intensive aerobic exercise. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for athletic heart

athletic heart
[ ăth-lĕtĭk ]


Enlargement of the heart observed in some athletes.
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