of or relating to the heart: cardiac disease.
of or relating to the esophageal portion of the stomach.
Medicine/Medical. a cardiac remedy.
a person with heart disease.
- post·car·di·ac, adjective
- pre·car·di·ac, adjective
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How to use cardiac in a sentence
Other than Weaver taking medical leave as a result of a cardiac emergency as word of the New York Post article reached the Lincoln Project, no action was announced against him in the middle of a campaign season.Lincoln Project’s avowed ignorance of Weaver texts undercut by leaked communications | Chris Johnson | February 9, 2021 | Washington Blade
The analysis found that adult cardiac surgery volume fell by more than half nationwide, to roughly 12,000 surgeries a month on average.The Big Number: During pandemic, heart surgeries plummeted by 53 percent | Linda Searing | February 8, 2021 | Washington Post
Taken along with conventional heart medication in patients with chronic cardiac failure, hawthorn berries have been found to improve heart function, shortness of breath, and fatigue.Four plants that are scientifically proven to be therapeutic | Sandra Gutierrez G. | January 25, 2021 | Popular-Science
One part of the theory is that stress can cause your cardiac and respiratory signals to get out of whack, and that slowing your breathing can help them synchronize again .How to keep your anxiety from spiraling out of control | Sara Chodosh | January 15, 2021 | Popular-Science
At Christiana Hospital in Delaware, critical-care nurse Lauren Esposito and her colleagues typically work with critical cardiac patients.Hospital ICUs are filling up. It’s even worse than it sounds. | Katherine Harmon Courage | December 24, 2020 | Vox
A woman, sixty-eight, suffers a heart attack and goes into prolonged cardiac arrest.Real Life Lazarus: When Patients Rise From the Dead | Sandeep Jauhar | August 21, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
In fact, half of the people who have cardiac events have “ideal” levels of LDL cholesterol.
In the heart, it reversed age-induced cardiac hypertrophy (enlargement of the heart).
The hope was that death would occur quickly in an unconscious senseless person both by cardiac and respiratory arrest.
But there are reports which say cannabis can be considered as a cause of death because it can induce a cardiac arrest.
He knew that there was cardiac trouble in his family, but he had never realized before the meaning of his heritage.Dope | Sax Rohmer
In addition to all this, Jessie's brother dies of consumption, and a seaside acquaintance is half killed by cardiac asthma.
The symptoms of the disease are moderated, the duration of the attack is shortened, and the cardiac complications are prevented.Scientific American Supplement No. 299 | Various
Gently assist the progress of the catheter down the œsophagus until it passes the cardiac orifice of the stomach.The Elements of Bacteriological Technique | John William Henry Eyre
All reforms hitherto had profited nothing, because they had been either cerebral or cardiac.
British Dictionary definitions for cardiac
of or relating to the heart
of or relating to the portion of the stomach connected to the oesophagus
a person with a heart disorder
obsolete a drug that stimulates the heart muscle
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Scientific definitions for cardiac
Relating to or involving the heart.
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