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ˈkɑr diˌækcar·diac

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cardiacadjective

    of or relating to the heart

    "cardiac arrest"


  1. cardiacadjective

    Pertaining to the heart.

  2. cardiacadjective

    Pertaining to the cardia.

  3. Etymology: From καρδιακός, from καρδία. Distantly related to English courage, which is from Latin, but of same Proto-Indo-European root.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cardiacadjective

    pertaining to, resembling, or hear the heart; as, the cardiac arteries; the cardiac, or left, end of the stomach

  2. Cardiacadjective

    exciting action in the heart, through the medium of the stomach; cordial; stimulant

  3. Cardiacnoun

    a medicine which excites action in the stomach; a cardial

  4. Etymology: [L. cardiacus, Gr. , fr. heart: cf. F. cardiaque.]


  1. Cardiac

    Cardiac is a fictional character comic book vigilante hero appearing in publications from Marvel Comics. Created by writer David Michelinie and penciller Erik Larsen, he first appeared in The Amazing Spider-Man #342.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Cardiac

    kär′di-ak, adj. belonging to the heart: cordial, reviving—also Cardiac′al.—ns. Car′diac, a disease of the heart: a cordial; Car′dialgy, Cardial′gia, an uneasy sensation or burning pain at the upper orifice of the stomach, apparently at the heart—hence called heartburn; Car′diograph, an apparatus for recording by a tracing—Car′diogram—the movements of the heart; Car′dioid, a geometrical curve, so called from its heart-like form; Cardīt′is, inflammation of the heart. [L.—Gr. kardiakoskardia, the heart.]


  1. Cardiac

    belonging or relating to the heart.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cardiac in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cardiac in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of cardiac in a Sentence

  1. Comilla Sasson:

    In my mind, this adds to the body of evidence that says CPR really matters, we as a community need to start thinking about what are we really going to do to get to the next level so it isn't just a 50-50 shot of whether I get CPR if I have cardiac arrest. It really needs to be 100 percent.

  2. Steven Matteo:

    An automated external defibrillator (AED) is a person's best chance of surviving a sudden cardiac death (SCD). This legislation will dramatically expand access to AEDs, along with proper training, for thousands of little league teams, free of charge.

  3. Mikael Norman:

    Sedentary lifestyle, fast food and smoking will add to the risk of having a cardiac event or diabetes.

  4. Joaquin Cigarroa:

    In addition, prior to discharge, make sure you are referred to a cardiac rehab program and have a follow-up with a heart doctor.

  5. Mary Norine Walsh:

    The message here is that we need to know our own risk factors for cardiovascular disease and have those addressed by a trusted physician, exercise, in general, is a good thing, but we can’t always predict every single cardiac event.

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