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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The global artificial vital organs and medical bionics market segmentation is based on product types (artificial vital organs -artificial heart - total artificial heart, artificial kidney - hemodialysis machines, artificial liver - artificial pancreas, insulin pumps, artificial lungs, heart-lung bypass machines, oxygenators, bionics - ear bionics, vision bionics, exoskeletons, bionic limbs, bionic leg, bionic hand, brain bionics, spinal cord stimulators, deep brain stimulators, vagus nerve stimulators, cardiac bionics, ventricular assist device, left ventricular assist device, right ventricular assist device, heart valves - mechanical heart valves, biological tissue valves, transcatheter heart valves).
Several innovative products such as total artificial heart system, pneumatic total artificial heart, artificial blood vessels, and artificial blood among others are being developed that can be effectively used as substitutes for human body parts.
The major product segments analyzed are Artificial Heart, Artificial Kidneys, Artificial Liver, Artificial Pancreas, and Artificial Lungs.