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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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Coronary veins: These veins shuttle blood and harmful waste products away from the heart.
An implanted electric stimulator causes the back muscle to contract, pumping blood from the heart.
With the support of the new StEckert S5 heart-lung machine - a highly advanced system that manages the blood circulation to and from the heart and lungs during heart bypass surgery Co Berkley underwent major surgery shortly after birth.