Jarvik-7

noun
Jar·​vik-7 | \ ˈjär-vik-ˈsev-ən How to pronounce Jarvik-7 (audio) \

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

Comments on Jarvik-7

What made you want to look up Jarvik-7? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

concealment of treason or felony

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

The Exceptions Quiz III

  • one green toy robot amidst many red toy robots
  • Which of these words does not mean "nonsense"?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!