Definition for cardiac-tamponade (2 of 2)
[ tam-puh-neyd ]
/ ˌtæm pəˈneɪd /
Medicine/Medical. the use of a tampon, as to stop a hemorrhage.
Also called cardiac tamponade, heart tamponade. Pathology. a condition in which the heart is compressed because of an accumulation of fluid in the pericardium.
Also tam·pon·age [tam-puh-nij] /ˈtæm pə nɪdʒ/.
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Medicine definitions for cardiac-tamponade (1 of 2)
[ tăm′pə-nād′ ]
The insertion or use of a tampon.
Medicine definitions for cardiac-tamponade (2 of 2)
Compression of venous return to the heart because of increased volume of fluid in the pericardium.
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