car·​dio·​gen·​ic | \ ˌkär-dē-ō-ˈje-nik How to pronounce cardiogenic (audio) \

Definition of cardiogenic

: originating in the heart : caused by a cardiac condition cardiogenic shock

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While lesser-known than other heart conditions, cardiogenic shock develops quickly, and its symptoms are easy to miss. John Finley,, "Q&A: What is cardiogenic shock, and why should I care?," 23 Apr. 2018 Her cause of death was listed as acute massive pulmonary embolism and cardiogenic shock, the lawsuit states. Michelle Gant, Fox News, "Family suing American Airlines over death of 25-year-old woman," 26 Apr. 2018

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circa 1923, in the meaning defined above

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car·​dio·​gen·​ic | \ -ˈjen-ik How to pronounce cardiogenic (audio) \

Medical Definition of cardiogenic

: originating in the heart or caused by a cardiac condition cardiogenic pulmonary edema

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