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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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"Comprehensive screening of college athletes for possible heart problems is feasible, and when abnormalities are found, many can be treated," said Anthony Magalski, a study author and the medical director for the Athletic Heart Clinic at St.
Mathews said: "What the medical experts are trying to establish is if David has an athletic heart - whereby if he rests for three months and gets back to normal then they can deal with it.
Marked left atrial enlargement is inherent to the HCM-affected heart (Firoozi et al., 2003; Maron, 2005), while in the athletic heart all cardiac chambers are enlarged proportionally (Barbier et al., 2006; George et al., 1991; Hauser et al., 1985; Pelliccia et al., 2005; Rost, 1997).