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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.
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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
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car•di•o•my•op•a•thy

(ˌkɑr di oʊ maɪˈɒp ə θi)

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

Medicine. a general term designating the early stages of diseases of heart muscles.
See also: Heart
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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.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
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
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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.
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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
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References in periodicals archive ?
Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy (ARVC/D): A Systematic Literature Review.
Sinagra, "Arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy: from genetics to diagnostic and therapeutic challenges," World Journal of Cardiology, vol.
Then yesterday, the county announced on its website that specialist scans revealed the 26-yearold had the very serious heart condition, ARVC (arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy).
Gepstein et al., "Modeling of arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy with human induced pluripotent stem cells," Circulation: Cardiovascular Genetics, vol.
Doctors suspected he might have asthma but an MRI scan revealed he has arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC) - a progressive and incurable disease of the heart muscles.
Is arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy a paediatric problem too?
Eva Oxford is looking into the mechanism of arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy, a common disease in Boxers.
Identification of a deletion in plakoglobin in arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy with palmoplantar keratoderma and woolly hair (Naxos disease).
These pathologies include hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy, idiopathic concentric left ventricular hypertrophy, congenital anomalous coronary arteries, Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome, Long QT syndrome and Marfan's syndrome (2-6).
Naxos disease and Carvajal syndrome: cardiocutaneous disorders that highlight the pathogenesis and broaden the spectrum of arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy. Cardiovasc Pathol 2004; 13(4):185-194.
Sudden death in mitral valve prolapse with Holter monitoring documented ventricular fibrillation; Evidence of coexisting arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy. Int J Cardiol 1995; 49: 274-8.

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