heart disease

noun
|Updated on: 10 Jun 2018

Definition of heart disease

: an abnormal condition of the heart or of the heart and circulation (such as coronary heart disease, arrhythmia, or heart-valve defect)

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1830

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heart disease

noun

medical Definition of heart disease

: an abnormal organic condition of the heart or of the heart and circulation

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