[ jahr-vik-sev-uh n ]
/ ˈdʒɑr vɪkˈsɛv ən /
a four-valved artificial heart for implantation in the human body, replacing the natural heart's ventricles and attaching to its atria: air is pumped into the ventricles from an external air compressor through two connecting hoses that enter the body through the abdominal wall.
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