cardiac

4 ENTRIES FOUND:

1car·di·ac

adjective \ˈkär-dē-ˌak\

medical : of or relating to the heart

Full Definition of CARDIAC

1
a :  of, relating to, situated near, or acting on the heart
b :  of or relating to the cardia of the stomach
2
:  of, relating to, or affected with heart disease <cardiac patients>

Origin of CARDIAC

Latin cardiacus, from Greek kardiakos, from kardia
First Known Use: 1601

2cardiac

noun

Definition of CARDIAC

:  a person with heart disease

First Known Use of CARDIAC

circa 1929

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