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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
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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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Moreover, Ang II treatment increased the contraction frequency of cardiac areas differentiated from ES cells and the frequency of [Ca.sup.2+] spikes in differentiated cardiac cells.
Caption: Figure 1: Chest radiograph showing pulmonary edema with normal cardiac area.
Capation: Figure 5: Effects of TFR on the activation of UTR-RhoA/ROCK pathway in the noninfarcted cardiac area. (a-d) The western blot analysis of U-II receptor (UTR), GTP-RhoA (GTP-binding RhoA), ROCK1, and ROCK2.
The electrocardiogram showed sinus tachycardia associated with QTc interval prolongation (Figure 1(b)) and chest radiographs demonstrated bilateral fluffy shadows compatible with pulmonary edema and a normal cardiac area (Figure 1(c)).
A cardiac area was developed on the south end of the suite, which includes exam rooms, Echo/EKG/PFT treatment rooms, physician offices and support areas.
"Our new heart center and cardiac area will be complete in spring of 2006, and our cancer center will be completed in late 2007.

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