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Cardiovascular

Involving the heart and blood vessels

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Cardiomegaly

Enlargement of the heart

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Biventricular dilatation

Both ventricles stretched beyond normal dimensions

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Hypertrophy

Excessive development of an organ

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Serpiginous

Slowly spreading

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Myocardial

Pertaining to the heart muscle

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Hyperemia

Excessive blood

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Lateral

Relating to the side

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Posterior

Situated behind

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Interventricular septum

Wall separating the left and right ventricles

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Apex

Narrowed or pointed end of a structure

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Coronary arteries

Arteries rising from the aorta

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Eccentric

Deviating from established patter

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Concentric

Having a common center

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Atherosclerotic

Deposit of fat and other substances that accumulate in the lining of the artery wall