right ventricular failure

n.

Congestive heart failure manifested by distention of the neck veins, enlargement of the liver, and dependent edema.

Nearby words

  1. right to choose,
  2. right to life,
  3. right triangle,
  4. right up one's alley,
  5. right ventricle,
  6. right ventricular opening,
  7. right whale,
  8. right wing,
  9. right-angled,
  10. right-angled triangle


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