cardioplegia

noun

car·​dio·​ple·​gia ˌkärd-ē-ō-ˈplē-j(ē-)ə How to pronounce cardioplegia (audio)
: temporary cardiac arrest induced (as by drugs) during heart surgery
cardioplegic adjective

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“Cardioplegia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cardioplegia. Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

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