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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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These results may prove useful as preliminary data to examine how different factors may affect the cardiac size in falconry birds.
It is the purpose of this review to summarize these reports which have addressed the effects of obesity on cardiac size, function, and reserve capacity ("cardiovascular fitness") in the pediatric age group.
ORLANDO -- Abnormalities in cardiac size and shape significantly improved after gastric bypass surgery and weight loss in a series of 33 morbidly obese adolescents.
Cardiac size is a function of the duration and severity of regurgitation, and the state of the left ventricular function.
ORLANDO -- Abnormalities in cardiac size and shape were significantly improved following gastric bypass surgery and weight loss in a series of 33 morbidly obese adolescents.