tiger heart

noun

Definition of tiger heart

: a heart on the inside of which stripes of yellowish or white myocardium caused by fatty degeneration alternate with stripes of normal color so that tiger skin is simulated

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“Tiger heart.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tiger%20heart. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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