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noun Anatomy.

a specialized form of striated muscle occurring in the hearts of vertebrates.
the myocardium.

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Origin of cardiac muscle

First recorded in 1900–05
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Medical definitions for cardiac muscle

cardiac muscle

n.

The muscle of the heart, consisting of anastomosing transversely striated muscle fibers formed of cells united at intercalated disks; the myocardium.muscle of heart
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