cardiac

(redirected from cardiac fibrillation)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical.

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
Their discovery opens the path for the painless therapy of life threatening cardiac fibrillation.
The discovery of a specific pathway to chaos in cardiac fibrillation also opens up the possibility of new therapeutic strategies that may help prevent fibrillation, Garfinkel suggests.
Cardiac fibrillation can result from exposure to electrical pulses,'' he said.