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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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No drug has come anywhere near the effectiveness of AF ablation in maintaining a normal heart rhythm, compared with catheter AF ablation.
Presented by Jim Parsons, starring actor of Big Bang Theory and The Normal Heart, Murphy received the distinctive honor for demonstrating unbridled excellence in the television arts.
The Normal Heart was brought to Broadway in the 1980s and again in 2011 winning a Tony Award for best revival.
While the normal hearts were able to handle the increased glucose load and pump normally, the diabetic hearts could not contract or relax enough to keep up with the load and pump normally.
It's a great honor, but I was hesitant about doing Normal Heart because it probably should be a gay actor.
The agreement provides Merck with exclusive global rights to the oral formulation of vernakalant (vernakalant [oral]) for the maintenance of normal heart rhythm in patients with atrial fibrillation, and provides a Merck affiliate, Merck Sharp & Dohme (Switzerland) GmbH, with exclusive rights outside of the United States, Canada and Mexico to the intravenous (IV) formulation of vernakalant (vernakalant [IV]) for rapid conversion of acute atrial fibrillation to normal heart rhythm.
The deal gives Merck global rights to oral vernakalant for maintenance of normal heart rhythm in patients with atrial fibrillation.
His topics include the functioning normal heart, the electrocardiogram, pulmonary heart disease, and cardiac surgery.
A hypothesis that could explain this metabolic insufficiency of the myocardium is that the biosynthesis of adenine nucleotides is very slow in the normal heart and is increased only moderately during postischemic recovery [15] so that the replenishment of adenine nucleotides is not affected appreciably.
Now she is a happy little girl with her own normal heart.
The patient appeared healthy; routine medical examination showed normal heart, lung, liver, and spleen, and he had no fever.
Unlike battery-powered pacemakers, says Li, stem cell-based pacemakers speed up or slow down in response to drugs that alter normal heart rate.

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