hemicardia


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hemicardia

 [hem″e-kahr´de-ah]
the presence of only one side of a four-chambered 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.

hem·i·car·di·a

(hem'ē-kar'dē-ă),
1. Either lateral half, including atrium and ventricle, of the heart.
2. A congenital malformation of the heart in which only two of the usual four chambers are formed.
[hemi- + G. kardia, heart]
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hem·i·car·di·a

(hem'ē-kahr'dē-ă)
1. Either lateral half, including atrium and ventricle, of the heart.
2. A congenital malformation of the heart in which only two of the usual four chambers are formed.
[hemi- + G. kardia, heart]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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