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heart disease

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noun
any condition of the heart that impairs its functioning.
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Origin of heart disease

First recorded in 1860–65
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Medical definitions for heart disease

heart disease

n.
A structural or functional abnormality of the heart, or of the blood vessels supplying the heart, that impairs its normal functioning.
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