Jarvik artificial heart


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Noun1.Jarvik artificial heart - a kind of artificial heart that has been used with some success
artificial heart - a pump that replaces the natural heart
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Kolff artificial kidney in 1967 and the Jarvik artificial heart in 1973.
Well-known inventors whose devices were named for them include the Jarvik artificial heart introduced in 1982, named for its pioneer Dr.
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