car·di·op·to·sis (kahr″de-op-toґsis) (kahr″de-o-toґsis) [cardio-(1) + -ptosis] downward displacement of the heart.

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  • cardioptosis — f. cardiol. Desplazamiento hacia abajo del corazón causado por un alargamiento de los elementos que lo sujetan. Medical Dictionary. 2011. cardioptosis …   Diccionario médico

  • cardioptosia — A condition in which the heart is unduly movable and displaced downward, as distinguished from bathycardia. SEE ALSO: cor mobile, cor pendulum. SYN: drop heart. [cardio + G. ptosis, a falling] * * * car·di·op·to·sia (kahr″de op toґse… …   Medical dictionary

  • cardi- — combining form or cardia or cardio Etymology: Gk. kardi , kardio , from kardia more at heart 1. : heart : cardiac …   Useful english dictionary

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