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Pertaining to the heart

Cardiac

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Of cardiac origin

Cardiogenic

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A medical specialist in diagnosis and treatment of the heart

Cardiologist

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Medical specialty of disease of the heart

Cardiology

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The attempt to restore cardiac and pulmonary function

Cardiopulmonary / resuscitation

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Pertaining to the heart and blood vessels

Cardiovascular

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Pertaining to sweat or perspiration

Diaphoretic

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Sweat or perspiration

Diaphoresis

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Record of the electrical signals of the heart

Electrocardiogram

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Machine that makes the electrocardiogram

Electrocardiograph

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Interpretation of electrocardiograms

Electrocardiography

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A device for conducting electricity

Electrode

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The space between two ribs

Intercostal

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Area between the lungs containing the heart, aorta, venae cavae, esophagus, and trachea

Mediastinum

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Long, flat bone forming the center of the anterior wall of the chest

Sternum

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Instrument for listening to cardiac and respiratory sounds

Stethoscope

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Blood flow through the vessels supplying the heart

Coronary circulation

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The inside lining of the heart

Endocardium

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Pertaining to the endocardium

Endocardial

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The outer layer of the heart wall

Epicardium

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Repair of dead tissue cells by formation of fibrous tissue

Fibrosis

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Pertaining to fibrosis

Fibrotic

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Area of cell death resulting from an infarction

Infarct

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Sudden blockage of an artery

Infarction

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Lack of blood supply to a tissue

Ischemia

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Pertaining to or affected by ischemia

Ischemic

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Substance for reducing friction

Lubricant

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All the heart muscle

Myocardium

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Pertaining to the myocardium

Myocardial

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Pathological death of tissue or cells

Necrosis