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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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Funds raised for Mecenat Chirurgie Cardiaque will finance the surgery in a French hospital of a child from Burkina Faso with heart malformations, as well as a one-week mission in Haiti in December 2014 to learn about local medical conditions and diagnose children with heart disease.
Noninvasive and more detailed than an x-ray, a complete cardiovascular imaging and circulation evaluation are the first diagnostic procedures used to assess heart malformations.
More than 700 babies are diagnosed each year in Lebanon with the disorder, which produces heart malformations during pregnancy, and Khalifeh said that administering treatment to those who required it was a massive task for BHF.