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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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Echocardiogram was done which revealed thickened and nodular pericardium with moderate to large size pericardial effusion without cardiac tamponade.
Through a comparative study with the pericardium patch aortoplasty group, we found that the pulmonary patch aortoplasty group had superior midterm outcomes.
So, even though cancer can happen anywhere there are cells, your heart remains virtually immune due to its muscular nature and the assistance of the pericardium.
3] MRI lightens Elastic CP and help to take a call to release the heart from jailed pericardium.
NYSE: CRY) has exercised its right to acquire the PhotoFix bovine pericardium patch from Genesee BioMedical, Inc.
A thoracic CT examination confirmed the presence of a 169/93/94 mm polylobated tumor mass originating in the visceral pericardium and infiltrating the subjacent myocardium.
The aim of this study was to evaluate the use of homologous pericardium grafts for internal inguinal ring closure in horses, comparing mechanical or manual laparoscopic suture.
Myocardial rupture can be demonstrated by discontinuity of the myocardial wall, visualized communication of the ventricle or atrium with the pericardium, acute pericardial effusion, and active extravasation of contrast into the pericardium.
The pericardium envelopes the heart and provides a relatively frictionless environment for cardiac contraction and an impediment to contiguous spread of infection or disease to the myocardium.
In the present study in-vitro evaluation of cellular and acellular caprine pericardium following crosslinking with glutaraldehyde (GA), glyoxal (GO) diphenyl phosphoryl azide (DPPA), and ethylene glycol diglycidyl ether (EGDGE) was carried out.