cardio-, cardi-, card-
(Greek: heart, pertaining to the heart)
The simultaneous registration of a phonocardiogram as well as an electrocardiogram on an oscilloscope.
Precordial pain and dyspnea of psychogenic origin, often a symptom of anxiety neurosis.
A graphic tracing of variation in pressure caused by the heart's pulsation, often recorded through the esophagus.
A reference to the pleura (serous membranes covering the lungs) and pericardium (double membranous sac which envelops and protects the heart).
pneumatocardia (s) (noun)
The existence of gas or air bubbles in the chambers of the heart: One cause of pneumatocardia is air embolism.
Pericarditis with the formation of gas in the pericardial cavity.
The presence of air in the plericardial cavity.
presbycardia (s) (noun) (no pl)
Impaired cardiac function attributed to the aging process: Presbycardia occurs together with recognizable changes of senescence in the body and without evidence of other forms of heart illnesses and presbycardia rarely causes heart failure itself.
Appearing to originate from the pericardium.
Pus in the pericardial sac.
A graphic record of the concentration of injected radioisotope within the cardiac chambers.
The technique of recording or interpreting radiocardiograms or a graphic record of the concentration of injected radioisotope (a chemical element) within the cardiac chambers.