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adjective car·di·ac \ˈkär-dē-ˌak\

Definition of cardiac

  1. 1 a :  of, relating to, situated near, or acting on the heart b :  of or relating to the cardia of the stomach

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or affected with heart disease <cardiac patients>

Origin and Etymology of cardiac

Latin cardiacus, from Greek kardiakos, from kardia


First Known Use: 1601


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cardiac

noun car·di·ac

Definition of cardiac

  1. :  a person with heart disease

Circa 1929

First Known Use of cardiac

circa 1929


CARDIAC Defined for English Language Learners

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adjective car·di·ac \ˈkär-dē-ˌak\

Definition of cardiac for English Language Learners

  • medical : of or relating to the heart


CARDIAC Defined for Kids

cardiac

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adjective car·di·ac \ˈkär-dē-ˌak\

Definition of cardiac for Students

  1. :  of, relating to, or affecting the heart <cardiac disease>


Medical Dictionary

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cardiac

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adjective car·di·ac \ˈkärd-ē-ˌak\

Medical Definition of cardiac

  1. 1a:  of, relating to, situated near, or acting on the heartb:  of or relating to the cardia of the stomach

  2. 2:  of, relating to, or affected with heart disease


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cardiac

noun car·di·ac

Medical Definition of cardiac

  1. :  an individual with heart disease


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