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cardiac

1. of or relating to the heart
2. of or relating to the portion of the stomach connected to the oesophagus
3. a person with a heart disorder
4. Obsolete a drug that stimulates the heart muscle

cardiac

[′kärd·ē‚ak]
(anatomy)
Of, pertaining to, or situated near the heart.
Of or pertaining to the cardia of the stomach.
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company in the growing field of outpatient cardiac monitoring," said James M.
As the leader in implantable cardiac devices, we believe it's our responsibility to help ensure that those at greatest risk of SCA are informed about their choices so they can work together with their physicians to determine what's right for them," said David Steinhaus, MD, vice president and medical director of Cardiac Rhythm Disease Management at Medtronic.
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