Jarvik-7

noun
Jar·​vik-7 | \ˈjär-vik-ˈsev-ən \

Medical Definition of Jarvik-7 

: an air-driven artificial heart that remains tethered to an external console after implantation and that was formerly implanted in human patients in a clinical study

called also Jarvik heart

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