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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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1997) Adiposity, cardiac size and precursors of coronary atherosclerosis in 5 to 15-year old children: a retrospective study of 210 violent deaths.
Cardiac size is a function of the duration and severity of regurgitation, and the state of the left ventricular function.
By 36 weeks, cardiac size had decreased significantly to less than 30 percent of baseline.