cardiovalvulotomy car·di·o·val·vu·lot·o·my (kär’dē-ō-vāl’vyə-lŏt’ə-mē)
Surgical correction of valvular stenosis by cutting or excising a part of a heart valve. Also called cardiovalvotomy.
of, relating to, or affecting the heart and blood vessels. Contemporary Examples We need to pay much more attention to cardiovascular disease in pregnant women. Heart Disease Poses Surprising Threat to New Moms Jennifer Block June 12, 2011 However, this increase was nearly completely due to cardiovascular disease. Does Fatherhood Make You Healthy? Anneli Rufus […]
enhancement of heart and circulatory function produced by regular vigorous aerobic exercise, as jogging, swimming, or cycling.
- Cardiovascular system
cardiovascular system cardiovascular system n. The heart and blood vessels considered as a whole. Historical Examples The Trader economies – These economies are equivalent to the cardiovascular system. After the Rain Sam Vaknin The cardiovascular system has been given but scant attention in connection with scurvy. Scurvy Past and Present Alfred Fabian Hess cardiovascular system […]
restoring the rhythm of the heart to normal by applying direct-current electrical shock. cardioversion car·di·o·ver·sion (kär’dē-ō-vûr’zhən, -shən) n. Restoration of the heartbeat to normal by electrical countershock or by use of medication.