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Now updated for CSW15. New words, if any, and new inflections of existing words, are shown in red.


cardia (Lat.) the heart.
cardiac related to the heart; (noun) a cardiac patient.
cardiacal related to the heart.
cardiogenic originating in the heart.
cardiomotor relating to the action of the heart.
cardiopulmonary of or relating to the heart and lungs.
cardiothoracic relating to, involving, or specializing in the heart and chest.
cardiovascular of, relating to, or involving the heart and blood vessels.
endocardiac relating to the endocardium, a membrane lining the heart cavities.
endocardial relating to the endocardium, a membrane lining the heart cavities.
endocardium (Lat.) a membrane lining the heart cavities.
epicardiac relating to the epicardium, that part of the pericardium which forms the outer surface of the heart.
epicardial relating to the epicardium, the outer surface of the heart.
epicardium (Lat.) that part of the pericardium which forms the outer surface of the heart.
heart the organ that circulates the blood through the body (verb, arch.) to hearten
heartbeat a pulsation of the heart.
intracardiac situated or occurring within or introduced or involving entry into the heart.
intracardial within the heart.
intracardially (Adv.) INTRACARDIAL, within the heart.
mediastinal relating to the mediastinum, the chest cavity containing the heart.
mediastinum the chest cavity containing the heart.
mitral of or like a mitre; pertaining to the mitral valve of the heart.
myocardial relating to the myocardium, the main substance of the muscular wall of the heart inclosed between the epicardium and endocardium.
myocardium the main substance of the muscular wall of the heart inclosed between the epicardium and endocardium.
noncardiac not related to the heart.
pericardiac relating to the pericardium, a membranous sac containing the heart.
pericardial relating to the pericardium, a membranous sac containing the heart.
pericardian relating to the pericardium, a membranous sac containing the heart.
pericardium a membranous sac containing the heart.
praecordial in front of the heart.
precordial in front of the heart.
sinoatrial as in sinoatrial node, a small mass of tissue embedded in the right atrium of the heart, that regulates the heartbeat.
sphygmic pertaining to the pulse or heartbeat.
systole (Greek) rhythmic contraction of the heart.
systolic of or like systole, the rhythmic contraction of the heart.
trilocular having three cells or cavities; as, a trilocular heart.
ventricle either of the two muscular lower chambers of the heart, which pump the blood to the arteries and through the body.
ventricule a ventricle.
ventriculus a ventricle.