cardiocentesis


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Related to cardiocentesis: cardiomalacia, cordocentesis, pericardiocentesis

cardiocentesis

(ˌkɑːdɪəʊsɛnˈtiːsɪs)
n
(Surgery) med surgical puncture of the heart

cardiocentesis

Medicine. the surgical puncture or incision of the heart. Also called cardiopuncture.
See also: Heart
Translations

car·di·o·cen·te·sis

n. cardiocentesis, cardiopuntura, punción de una cavidad del corazón.
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At the end of the treatment period, all surviving doves were anesthetized with an intramuscular injection of ketamine/xylazine and euthanatized by exsanguination by cardiocentesis.
During the 2-week period after transfer to Texas A&M, 29 birds (11 white, 8 blond, 6 pied, 1 orange, 2 wild-type, and 1 white-silky colored (33,34)) were randomly selected, anesthetized by intramuscular injection of ketamine and xylazine, and euthanatized by exsanguination through cardiocentesis.