cardiac edema n.
Edema resulting from congestive heart failure.
- Cardiac ganglion
cardiac ganglion cardiac ganglion n. Any of the parasympathetic ganglia of the cardiac plexus between the arch of the aorta and the bifurcation of the pulmonary artery.
- Cardiac gland
cardiac gland cardiac gland n. A coiled tubular gland situated in the cardiac region of the stomach.
any of a group of drugs used to stimulate the heart in cases of heart failure, obtained from a number of plants, as the foxglove, squill, or yellow oleander. cardiac glycoside n. Any of several glycosides obtained chiefly from plant sources such as the foxglove, used medicinally to increase the force of contraction of heart […]
- Cardiac index
cardiac index cardiac index n. The volume of blood pumped by the heart in a unit of time divided by the body surface area, usually expressed in liters per minute per square meter.