acardia

noun

acar·​dia (ˈ)ā-ˈkär-dē-ə How to pronounce acardia (audio)
: congenital absence of the heart
Certain anomalies, such as conjoined twins or acardia, are unique to multiple pregnancies.David A. Paul, in Neonatology

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“Acardia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/acardia. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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