cardiorrhexis

[ kär′dē-ə-rĕksĭs ]

n.

A rupture of the heart wall.

Nearby words

  1. colonic,
  2. colonies,
  3. colonisation,
  4. colonist,
  5. colonitis,
  6. colonize,
  7. colonna,
  8. colonnade,
  9. colonnette,
  10. colonopathy


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