cardiac competence

car·di·ac com·pe·tence

ability of the ventricles to pump the blood returning to the atria, so that atrial pressure does not rise abnormally.
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car·di·ac com·pe·tence

(kahrdē-ak kompĕ-tĕns)
Ability of ventricles to pump the blood returning to the atria.
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