left ventricular failure

n.

Congestive heart failure marked by pulmonary congestion and edema.

Nearby words

  1. left suprarenal vein,
  2. left testicular vein,
  3. left umbilical vein,
  4. left ventricle,
  5. left ventricular ejection time,
  6. left ventricular opening,
  7. left wing,
  8. left-brained,
  9. left-branching,
  10. left-eyed


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