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.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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