myocardium

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my·o·car·di·um

 (mī′ō-kär′dē-əm)
n. pl. my·o·car·di·a (-dē-ə)
The muscular tissue of the heart.

[New Latin : myo- + Greek kardiā, heart; see kerd- in Indo-European roots.]

my′o·car′di·al adj.

myocardium

(ˌmaɪəʊˈkɑːdɪəm)
n, pl -dia (-dɪə)
(Anatomy) the muscular tissue of the heart
[C19: myo- + cardium, from Greek kardia heart]

my•o•car•di•um

(ˌmaɪ əˈkɑr di əm)

n., pl. -di•a (-di ə)
the muscular substance of the heart.
[1875–80]
my`o•car′di•al, adj.

myocardium

Cardiac muscle forming the middle layer of the heart wall.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.myocardium - the middle muscular layer of the heart wall
cardiac muscle, heart muscle - the muscle tissue of the heart; adapted to continued rhythmic contraction
Translations
myokard

my·o·car·di·um

n. miocardio, capa media de la pared cardíaca.

myocardium

n miocardio
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But you're not having a heart attack; this nightmare scenario is called Takotsubo syndrome, aka stress cardiomyopathy, aka stunned myocardium syndrome, and is exceedingly rare.
A stunned myocardium is a transient condition, at least in the population without kidney failure, because the function of the heart muscle may recover over time.
Coronary angiography in many of these cases with stunned myocardium did not reveal coronary vasospasm or stenosis of the epicardial coronary arteries.