Rotary displacement of the heart around its axis.
[G. trochos, wheel, + kardia, heart]
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trochocardiaA near-extinct term for rotation of the heart around its electrical axis, commonly expressed in terms of the direction of the rotation—i.e., clockwise or counterclockwise rotation.
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trochocardia(trō″kō-kăr′dē-ă) [Gr. trokhos, a wheel, + kardia, heart]
Rotary displacement of the heart on its axis.
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