cardiopuncture


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cardiocentesis

 [kahr″de-o-sen-te´sis]
surgical puncture or incision of the heart.
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cardiopuncture

(kar? de-o-punk'chur) [? + L. punctura, piercing]
Surgical incision or puncture of the heart. Synonym: cardiocentesis
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The animals were sacrificed with C[O.sub.2] at the end of the experiments and a blood sample was taken by cardiopuncture. Blood (4.5 ml) was mixed with 0.5 ml sodium citrate (Sigma, No.