a functional disorder of the heart, characterized by a rapid and often irregular pulse, caused by excessive use of tobacco.
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How to use tobacco heart in a sentence
Yesterday I read in a paper about a boy in a New York hospital who was said to have a 'tobacco heart' from smoking cigarettes.Frank Merriwell's Chums | Burt L. Standish
By a tobacco heart it was meant that his heart was so badly affected that it did not perform its action regularly and properly.Frank Merriwell's Chums | Burt L. Standish
At ages over 40 a clinical study of the tobacco heart is highly instructive from a practical point of view.The Lettsomian Lectures 1900-1901 | J. Mitchell Bruce
Beginning with the simplest kind of cardio-vascular disorder, let us see what the prognosis is in tobacco heart.The Lettsomian Lectures 1900-1901 | J. Mitchell Bruce
Those with tobacco heart cannot undergo the usual hardships and they are more apt to succumb to disease.