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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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The African American community is affected at a greater frequency by heart failure than the corresponding Caucasian population.
Everyone is encouraged to wear red in support of all women who have been touched by heart disease.
A three-year, 13-center study of 662 severe CHF patients who underwent SVR after the anterior region of their hearts were damaged by heart attacks concluded that the procedure is an effective treatment.