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ventricular assist device

noun

Definition of VENTRICULAR ASSIST DEVICE

:  a device implanted in the chest or upper abdomen to assist a damaged or weakened heart in pumping blood

First Known Use of VENTRICULAR ASSIST DEVICE

1970

ventricular assist device

noun ventricular as·sist device \-ə-ˈsist-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of VENTRICULAR ASSIST DEVICE

:  vad

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