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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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For this reason, replacing the human heart with an off-the-shelf mechanical device is a great ambition of cardiologists and surgeons.
Therefore, our goal is to develop an artificial heart that is roughly the same size as the patient's own one and which imitates the human heart as closely as possible in form and function," says Cohrs.
These findings refute the long-held belief that the human heart grows after birth exclusively by enlargement of existing cells, and raise the possibility that scientists could stimulate production of new cells to repair injured hearts.
Early results are already suggesting that the human heart may develop on a different timeline from other mammals.
A SING-ALONG lesson about the human heart has proved one of the most popular on an internet learning hub and scooped a Teesside teacher a cash prize.
com)-- Pocket Heart is the first 3-D application providing high quality anatomical information of the human heart and rendered specifically for the iPad.
The beauty and importance of the human heart and its blood supply is explored in a new exhibition coming to County Durham.
The approach is exemplified with a reading of Janet Frame's "You Are Now Entering the Human Heart.
Thus, Emilie Selden grows to young womanhood sheltered from life's distractions and ignorant of the desires of the human heart.
White before her, Sy Montgomery takes us out to study the barnyard in order to learn about the human heart.
It doesn't rise in the human heart, and therefore it can't fail here.
With this deeply original collection of sparse, emotionally intense pieces, Xiu Xiu continues fearlessly mining the more awkward, cruel corners of the human heart.