cardiocele

[kärdē-ə-sēl′]

n.

Herniation or protrusion of the heart through an opening in the diaphragm or through a wound.

Nearby words

  1. coatzacoalcos,
  2. coauthor,
  3. coax,
  4. coaxal,
  5. coaxial,
  6. cob,
  7. cob coal,
  8. cob money,
  9. cob pie,
  10. cobaea


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