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heart

(Essential part), noun core, essence, marrow, nerve, nucleus, pith, sum and substance
Associated concepts: heart of the case, heart of the pleadings

heart

(Fortitude), noun ardor, backbone, doughtiness, fearlessness, fervor, focus, gallantry, intestinal fortitude, mettle, spirit, substance, toleration, valor

heart

(Kindness), noun altruism, benevolence, clemency, compassion, gentleness, grace, humanity, kind offices, kind treatment, leniency, magnanimity, mercy, pity, sympathy, temperament, tenderness
See also: center, confidence, consequence, cornerstone, essence, faith, focus, frame, main point, significance, substance
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Rarely, pericardial cysts may become superinfected which can cause heterogeneous T1 and T2 signal characteristics, and occasionally they can exert mass effect on adjacent cardiac chambers.
This condition, in the severe form suffered by Wilson, can lead to swelling of the cardiac chambers as the malfunctioning mitral valve allows blood to flow backward into the heart.
A high-tech pacemaker that uses 3 wires to coordinate the action of 3 of the 4 cardiac chambers appears to shrink hearts enlarged by congestive heart failure (CHF), thus improving their ability to pump blood.
The electrocardiogram showed cardiac chambers of normal size and normal left ventricular systolic function without left ventricular hypertrophy.
With this new catheter, our doctors will be able to see through the blood into cardiac chambers, allowing increased precision when diagnosing and treating heart conditions such as irregular heart rhythms.
It occurs when the upper two cardiac chambers, instead of beating synchronously with the lower chambers, fibrillate.