bathycardia

bathycardia
A condition in which the heart occupies a lower position than normal but is fixed there, as distinguished from cardioptosia. [G. bathys, deep, + kardia, heart]

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bathy·car·dia (bath″ĭ-kahrґde-ə) [bathy- + Gr. kardia heart] a fixed low position of the heart due to anatomical conditions and not to disease.

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  • батикардия — (bathycardia; бати + греч. kardia сердце) низкое положение сердца …   Большой медицинский словарь

  • Батикарди́я — (bathycardia; Бати + греч. kardia сердце) низкое положение сердца …   Медицинская энциклопедия

  • 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

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