artificial heart

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Noun1.artificial heart - a pump that replaces the natural heart
implant - a prosthesis placed permanently in tissue
Jarvik artificial heart, Jarvik heart - a kind of artificial heart that has been used with some success

ar·ti·fi·cial heart

n. corazón artificial, aparato que bombea la sangre con la capacidad funcional de un corazón normal.
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5) (In June, however, DeVries resigned from the Humana Heart Institute International, which funded his artificial-heart work.
DeBakey, a Lebanese-American pioneer in artificial-heart research, made his comments to the London-based Arabic newspaper Al-Hayat.