cardio-, cardi-, card-

(Greek: heart, pertaining to the heart)

cardiesthesia (s) (noun), cardiesthesias (pl)
A feeling, or sensation associated with the heart: When Laura feels sad, she says that she also experiences cardiesthesia or a tiredness in her heart.
cardioaccelerator (s), cardioaccelerators (pl) (nouns)
cardioanesthesia (s) (noun), cardioanesthesias (pl)
An agent that is capable of inducing a total or a partial loss of sensation, especially tactile sensation and pain which is administered to patients with heart disease, particularly in preparations for cardiac surgeries: When Nadir went to the surgery room, the anesthetist administered a special cardioanesthesia.
The medical specialty dealing with the heart and blood vessels.
1. The mechanics of the heart's action in pumping blood, including its movement and the forces generated by it.
2. The branch of medical science that studies the forces and motions involved in the heart’s actions.
cardiodynia (s) (noun) (no pl)
Pain in the heart or heart region; cardialgia: Mr. Jefferson complained about the circulation organ in his body hurting him, and after many tests in hospital, his doctor told him that he had a disorder called cardiodynia and would have to stay in hospital for a number of days.
cardioesthetic (adjective), more cardioesthetic, most cardioesthetic
A reference to the feeling associated with the heart: Sharon felt a sudden cardioesthetic sensation while she was doing her housework, so she contacted her doctor who came to examine her.
1. A tracing made by a electrocardiograph or cardiograph (an instrument that registers the motions of the heart by tracing a curve on paper, etc.).
2. Generally used for any recording derived from the heart, with such prefixes as apex-, echo-, electro-, phono-, or vector- being understood.
cardiograph (s) (noun, cardiographs (pl)
An instrument for recording the heart activities: Cardiographs are used when diagnosing heart conditions or disorders.
cardiographic (adjective), more cardiographic, most cardiographic
1. A reference to an instrument for recording some element of the heart beat.
2. Descriptive of an instrument used to record the mechanical movements of the heart.
cardiography (s) (noun), cardiographies (pl)
The analysis of heart conditions by instrumental methods as applied by medical physicians; especially, by tracings which record their movements.

A cross reference of another word group that is related to: "heart": cor-, cord-.