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cardiotomy car·di·ot·o·my (kär’dē-ŏt’ə-mē)

Incision of the heart wall.

Incision of the cardiac end of the stomach.


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  • Cardiotonic

    having a tonic effect on the action of the heart. a cardiotonic substance. cardiotonic car·di·o·ton·ic (kär’dē-ō-tŏn’ĭk) adj. Relating to or having a favorable effect upon the action of the heart. car’di·o·ton’ic n.

  • Cardiovalvotomy

    cardiovalvotomy cardiovalvotomy car·di·o·val·vot·o·my (kär’dē-ō-vāl-vŏt’ə-mē) n. See cardiovalvulotomy.

  • Cardiovalvulitis

    cardiovalvulitis cardiovalvulitis car·di·o·val·vu·li·tis (kär’dē-ō-vāl’vyə-lī’tĭs) n. Inflammation of the heart valves.

  • Cardiovalvulotomy

    cardiovalvulotomy cardiovalvulotomy car·di·o·val·vu·lot·o·my (kär’dē-ō-vāl’vyə-lŏt’ə-mē) n. Surgical correction of valvular stenosis by cutting or excising a part of a heart valve. Also called cardiovalvotomy.

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