cardiac failure


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cardiac failure:

see congestive heart failurecongestive heart failure,
inability of the heart to expel sufficient blood to keep pace with the metabolic demands of the body. In the healthy individual the heart can tolerate large increases of workload for a considerable length of time.
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cardiac failure

[′kärd·ē‚ak ′fāl·yər]
(medicine)
A complex of symptoms resulting from failure of the heart to pump sufficient quantities of blood. Also known as heart failure.
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In a narrative verdict, he ruled: "She had taken a supplement containing DMAA which on the balance of probabilities in combination with extreme physical exertion caused acute cardiac failure which resulted in her death.
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