Jar·​vik-7 ˈjär-vik-ˈsev-ən How to pronounce Jarvik-7 (audio)
: 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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“Jarvik-7.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Jarvik-7. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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