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n. pl. my·o·car·di·a (-dē-ə)
The muscular tissue of the heart.

[New Latin : myo- + Greek kardiā, heart; see kerd- in Indo-European roots.]

my′o·car′di·al adj.


(Anatomy) of or relating to the muscular tissue of the heart
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Adj.1.myocardial - of or relating to the myocardium


, myocardiac
a. miocárdico-a, rel. al miocardio;
___ contractioncontracción del miocardio;
___ diseasesmiocardiopatías.


adj miocárdico
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There are studies reporting that tests including stress echocardiography with low or high dose dopamin, measurement of myocardial tension with echocardiography, evaluation of exercise electrocardiogram, measurement of blood atrial natriuretic hormon and cardiac MR give better results for evaluation of cardiac side effects which may develop in long-term compared to classical echocardiography (6-9).
This fingertip phenomenon represents a sudden increase in the blood flow velocity due to an increase in the blood flow with early diastole due to the relaxation of myocardial tension and microcirculation but persistent decrease in the vessel diameter.