cardioplegia

noun
car·​dio·​ple·​gia | \ ˌkärd-ē-ō-ˈplē-j(ē-)ə How to pronounce cardioplegia (audio) \

Medical Definition of cardioplegia

: temporary cardiac arrest induced (as by drugs) during heart surgery

Other Words from cardioplegia

cardioplegic \ -​jik How to pronounce cardioplegic (audio) \ adjective

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“Cardioplegia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cardioplegia. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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