cardioptosia

[ kär′dē-ŏp-tōsē-ə, -shə ]

n.

Downward displacement or prolapse of the heart.

Nearby words

  1. collar,
  2. collar button,
  3. collar cell,
  4. collar rot,
  5. collar-button abscess,
  6. collard,
  7. collards,
  8. collared dove,
  9. collared lizard,
  10. collared peccary


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