cardiomyopathy

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car·di·o·my·op·a·thy

 (kär′dē-ō-mī-ŏp′ə-thē)
n. pl. car·di·o·my·op·a·thies
A disease or disorder of the heart muscle, especially of unknown or obscure cause.

cardiomyopathy

(ˌkɑːdɪəʊmaɪˈɒpəθɪ)
n
(Pathology) pathol a disease of the heart muscle usually caused by a biochemical defect or a toxin such as alcohol. Also called: myocardiopathy

car•di•o•my•op•a•thy

(ˌkɑr di oʊ maɪˈɒp ə θi)

n.
any disease of the heart muscle.
[1960–65]

cardiomyopathy

Medicine. a general term designating the early stages of diseases of heart muscles.
See also: Heart

cardiomyopathy

1. Disease of the heart muscle.
2. A term used for a disease of the heart’s muscle, resulting in a decrease in the heart’s efficiency to contract and circulate blood.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cardiomyopathy - a disorder (usually of unknown origin) of the heart muscle (myocardium)
cardiopathy, heart disease - a disease of the heart
hypertrophic cardiomyopathy - a disorder in which the heart muscle is so strong that it does not relax enough to fill with the heart with blood and so has reduced pumping ability
Translations
cardiomiopatia

car·di·o·my·op·a·thy

n. cardiomiopatía, alteración del músculo del corazón;
alcoholic ______ alcohólica;
congestive ______ congestiva;
dilated ______ dilatada;
familial hypertrophic ______ hipertrófica familiar;
hypertrophic ______ hipertrófica;
idiopathic ______ idiopática;
puerperal ______ puerperal.

cardiomyopathy

n (pl -thies) cardiomiopatía, miocardiopatía, cardiopatía; dilated — cardiomiopatía or miocardiopatía dilatada; hypertrophic — cardiomiopatía or miocardiopatía hipertrófica; ischemic — cardiopatía isquémica; restrictive — cardiomiopatía or miocardiopatía restrictiva; stress-induced —, takotsubo — cardiomiopatía or miocardiopatía por estrés, cardiomiopatía de takotsubo
References in periodicals archive ?
1] Restrictive cardiomyopathy (RCM) is the least common of cardiomyopathy characterized by impaired ventricular filling.
In summary, these findings were in keeping with a restrictive cardiomyopathy, most likely biventricular EMF.
9 In a series of 1019 cases of congestive cardiac failure, at the Lady Reading Hospital, Peshawar, over 30-month period, DCM was present in 103 (10 Percent) cases and obstructive and restrictive cardiomyopathy in 51 (5 Percent) cases.
In constrictive pericarditis, there is reduced ventricular filling and diastolic volumes, similar to restrictive cardiomyopathy.
Restrictive cardiomyopathy, the least common form where the muscle becomes stiffened.
But her repulsion quickly gave way to fascination when she visited the Wellcome Collection in central London where her old heart - replaced earlier this year after she developed restrictive cardiomyopathy - is on display.
Restrictive cardiomyopathy is generally caused by a systemic disease that produces proteins or abnormalities in the heart which stiffen heart muscles and restrict blood flow.
He had suffered from restrictive cardiomyopathy, a condition that limited his heart's pumping ability.
Takaya suffers restrictive cardiomyopathy, which affects blood flow to the heart, but his condition is currently stable, she said.
Asato Tsuji, who suffers from restrictive cardiomyopathy, was accompanied by her father, Daisuke Tsuji, a 29-year-old company employee from Hofu, Yamaguchi Prefecture, her 32-year-old mother Maki and several doctors.
There are currently four recognised types: Dilated Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, Restrictive Cardiomyopathy and Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy.