noncardiac

adjective non·car·di·ac \ ˌnän-ˈkär-dē-ˌak \

Definition of noncardiac

: not cardiac: such as
a (1) : not affected with heart disease
  • noncardiac patients
(2) : not relating to the heart or heart disease
  • noncardiac chest pain
  • noncardiac deaths
b : not relating to the cardia of the stomach
  • noncardiac gastric cancer

First Known Use of noncardiac

1889

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noncardiac

adjective non·car·di·ac \ -ˈkärd-ē-ˌak \

medical Definition of noncardiac

: not cardiac: as
a : not affected with heart disease
  • noncardiac geriatric patients
b : not relating to the heart or heart disease
  • noncardiac disorders

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