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car·di·op·a·thy

 (kär′dē-ŏp′ə-thē)
n. pl. car·di·op·a·thies
A disease or disorder of the heart.

cardiopathy

(ˌkɑːdɪˈɒpəθɪ)
n, pl -thies
a heart disease or disorder

car•di•op•a•thy

(ˌkɑr diˈɒp ə θi)

n.
any disease or disorder of the heart.
[1880–85]

cardiopathy

any disease or disorder of the heart. — cardiopath, n. — cardiopathic, adj.
See also: Heart
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cardiopathy - a disease of the heart
cardiovascular disease - a disease of the heart or blood vessels
coronary heart disease - a heart disease due to an abnormality of the arteries that supply blood and oxygen to the heart
angina pectoris, angina - a heart condition marked by paroxysms of chest pain due to reduced oxygen to the heart
arrhythmia, cardiac arrhythmia - an abnormal rate of muscle contractions in the heart
cardiomyopathy, myocardiopathy - a disorder (usually of unknown origin) of the heart muscle (myocardium)
coronary failure, heart failure - inability of the heart to pump enough blood to sustain normal bodily functions
valvular heart disease - heart disease caused by stenosis of the cardiac valves and obstructed blood flow or caused by degeneration and blood regurgitation
rheumatic heart disease - heart disease caused by recurrent episodes of rheumatic fever; characterized by changes in the myocardium or scarring of the heart valves that reduce the power of the heart to pump blood
Translations

car·di·op·a·thy

n. cardiopatía, enfermedad cardíaca.
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