Associations to the word «Cardiac»

Pictures for the word «Cardiac»


CARDIAC, adjective. Pertaining to the heart.
CARDIAC, adjective. Pertaining to the cardia.
CARDIAC, adjective. (medicine) (archaic) Exciting action in the heart, through the medium of the stomach; cordial; stimulant.
CARDIAC, noun. A person with heart disease.
CARDIAC, noun. (medicine) A medicine that excites action in the stomach.
CARDIAC ARREST, noun. (cardiology) (pathology) Sudden and complete cessation of the heartbeat resulting in the loss of effective circulation of the blood.
CARDIAC ARRESTS, noun. Plural of cardiac arrest
CARDIAC MUSCLE, noun. (muscle) The striated and involuntary muscle of the vertebrate heart.
CARDIAC MUSCLES, noun. Plural of cardiac muscle
CARDIAC PASSION, noun. (medicine) (archaic) heartburn
CARDIAC PLEXUS, noun. A plexus of nerves situated at the base of the heart that innervate the heart.
CARDIAC TAMPONADE, noun. A condition in which fluid accumulates in the pericardium
CARDIAC TAMPONADES, noun. Plural of cardiac tamponade

Dictionary definition

CARDIAC, adjective. Of or relating to the heart; "cardiac arrest".

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats