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fat·ty heart

1. fatty degeneration of the myocardium;
2. accumulation of adipose tissue on the external surface of the heart with occasional infiltration of fat between the muscle bundles of the heart wall. Synonym(s): cor adiposum
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fat·ty heart

(fat'ē hahrt)
1. Fatty degeneration of the myocardium.
2. Accumulation of adipose tissue on the external surface of the heart with occasional infiltration of fat between the muscle bundles of the heart wall.
Synonym(s): adiposis cardiaca, cor adiposum.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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