cor pulmonale

[ kawr-pool-muh-nal-ee, -ney-lee, -nah-, puhl- ]
/ 藞k蓴r 藢p蕣l m蓹藞n忙l i, -藞ne瑟 li, -藞n蓱-, 藢p蕦l- /
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noun, plural cor路di路a pul路mo路na路li路a [kawr-dee-uh-pool-muh-nal-ee-uh, -ney-lee-uh, -nah-, puhl-]. /藞k蓴r di 蓹 藢p蕣l m蓹藞n忙l i 蓹, -藞ne瑟 li 蓹, -藞n蓱-, 藢p蕦l-/. Pathology.
a heart condition resulting from disease of the lungs or of their blood vessels.
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Origin of cor pulmonale

1855鈥60; <New Latin: pulmonary heart
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British Dictionary definitions for cor pulmonale

cor pulmonale
/ (k蓴藧 p蕦lm蓹藞n蓱藧l瑟) /

pulmonary heart disease: a serious heart condition in which there is enlargement and failure of the right ventricle resulting from lung disease

Word Origin for cor pulmonale

New Latin
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Medical definitions for cor pulmonale

cor pulmonale
[ pul鈥瞞蓹-n膩l膿, p怒l鈥- ]

Acute strain or hypertrophy of the right ventricle caused by a disorder of the lungs or of the pulmonary blood vessels.
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