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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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Images were reconstructed in multiple planes and 3D images were reconstructed using CT vessel selection tool (Figure 2), which clearly demonstrated connection between the uterine fibroids, all the intravascular filling defects (in right gonadal vein and IVC) and heterogeneous densities in right cardiac chambers.
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.
8) Histologic evidence for continuity between the recesses and the ventricular chamber has been shown by demonstration that the recesses are lined by endothelial cells, as is the case along all endocardial surfaces in each of the four cardiac chambers.
Transthoracic echocardiography revealed normal left ventricular systolic function with dilated left atrium and right cardiac chambers.
Dilated cardiomyopathy is characterized by the dilation of cardiac chambers (in particular the ventricles) with possible moderate myocardial hypertrophy and its reduced function.
The PliCath HF System is designed to treat heart failure (HF) by reducing the enlarged Left Ventricle (LV) through an anchoring system that is delivered across the cardiac chambers with the use of a catheter.
The histology of the CS shows the three discrete layers of endocardium, myocardium and epicardium as observed in the other four 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.