cardiorrhexis

cardiorrhexis

 [kahr″de-o-rek´sis]
rupture of the heart.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

car·di·or·rhex·is

(kar'dē-ō-rek'sis),
Rupture of the heart wall.
[cardio- + G. rhēxis, rupture]
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cardiorrhexis

An obsolete term for cardiac rupture.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

car·di·or·rhex·is

(kahr'dē-ō-rek'sis)
Rupture of the heart wall.
[cardio- + G. rhēxis, rupture]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

cardiorrhexis

Rupture of the wall of the heart.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005