dextrocardia

noun

dex·​tro·​car·​dia ˌdek-strō-ˈkär-dē-ə How to pronounce dextrocardia (audio)
: an abnormal condition in which the heart is situated on the right side and the great blood vessels of the right and left sides are reversed
dextrocardial adjective

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“Dextrocardia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/dextrocardia. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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