cardio-, cardi-, card-
(Greek: heart, pertaining to the heart)
A slow heart beat in the absence of any pathological explanation.
A persistent fetal heart rate slower than 120 beats per minute throughout one ten-minute period.
gastrocardiac (adjective), more gastrocardiac, most gastrocardiac
Descriptive of a condition associated with both the heart and the stomach: Alison went to the doctor for a thorough gastrocardiac examination as she had been having both chest and abdominal pains.
A passageway between the stomach and the pericardial sac (that surrounds the heart).
A reference to heart disease as a result of pregnancy.
An excessive enlargement of the heart.
Near or beside the heart; also, paracardiac.
One type of graphic recording of the vibrations of the chest wall produced by cardiac activity.
The graphic recording of the slow vibrations of the anterior chest wall in the region of the heart, representing the absolute motion at a given point on the chest.