cardiac dyspnea


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car·di·ac dysp·ne·a

shortness of breath of cardiac origin.

cardiac dyspnea

Etymology: Gk, dys, difficult, pnoia, breath
breathing distress caused by heart disease. It is most commonly the result of pulmonary venous congestion.

cardiac dyspnea

Dyspnea due to inadequate cardiac output, i.e., from heart failure.
See also: dyspnea