noncardiac

adjective

non·​car·​di·​ac ˌnän-ˈkär-dē-ˌak How to pronounce noncardiac (audio)
: 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

Word History

First Known Use

1889, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of noncardiac was in 1889

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Cite this Entry

“Noncardiac.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/noncardiac. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

Medical Definition

noncardiac

adjective
non·​car·​di·​ac -ˈkärd-ē-ˌak How to pronounce noncardiac (audio)
: 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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