What does cardiac mean?

Definitions for cardiac
ˈkɑr diˌækcar·diac

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cardiac(adj)

    of or relating to the heart

    "cardiac arrest"


  1. cardiac(Adjective)

    Pertaining to the heart.

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

  2. cardiac(Adjective)

    Pertaining to the cardia.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cardiac(adj)

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

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

  2. Cardiac(adj)

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

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

  3. Cardiac(noun)

    a medicine which excites action in the stomach; a cardial

    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.]

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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. Emma Labuschagne:

    We researched the hospital and specifically the cardiac surgeons, Dr.( Pedro) del Nido and Dr.( Tal) Geva, they have a 100 % success rate and an exceptional reputation. From this moment we knew that we had to try and make this journey.

  2. Chez Valenta:

    It was the busiest period in the history of EMSin NYC, FDNY Deputy Commissioner for Public Information Frank Dwyer toldFox News. Calls surged to [the] high 5,000s and over 6,000. The highest one-day number of 911 calls was6,500 on March 30. Paramedics don gowns, gloves, goggles and N95 masks before they enter a home. Six percent of the FDNY’s 4,400 EMS workers are currently on COVID 19 medical leave. We had never seen anything like this before, in terms of magnitude and severity, The Queens-basedparamedic said. In those four weeks, it was really bad. I would finish a call, hit the available button, and Id immediately get another cardiac arrest. It was just like rinse and repeat, rinse and repeat for 16 hours, come back eight hours later, and do it all again. When asked what the hardest part of that four-week stretch was, the paramedic said,Not being able to save most of these people. This was a very dark period for me because no one was coming back, we werent able to resuscitate anyone. I got close once, but that person died too.It was just something I had never experienced at all during this job. It wasmentally exhausting and it was emotionally fatiguing. Dwyer told Fox that the FDNYs Counseling Services Unit (CSU) is available for all first responders. During the pandemic, CSU messaging has been provided to field units on a daily basis, including being sent directly to computers on board ambulances.

  3. 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.

  4. Mikael Norman:

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

  5. Laxmi Mehta:

    We know rates of heart attacks in young women are lower than in young men, the death rates may be higher in women due to underuse of guideline-derived medical therapies and lower referral rates to cardiac rehab in women.

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