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Definition of the noun acardia

What does acardia mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. congenital absence of the heart (as in the development of some monsters)
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • more generic words: abnormalcy / abnormality = an abnormal physical condition resulting from defective genes or developmental deficiencies
    • part of: monster / teras = a grossly malformed and usually nonviable fetus

Alternative definition of the noun acardia


  1. A birth defect in which the heart is absent

Phrases with acardia

  1. Pereskia Acardia
  2. Species Pereskia Acardia

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Google previewEdinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal (1831)

adapted to perform the functions required of the parts, as to be incompatible, with even a temporary independent existence ; — Acardia is a manifest illustration : while others may be present without ever causing the slightest inconvenience ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Medica (1900)

by Chalmers Watson

Acardia. — Acardia or absence of the heart is met with in rare instances of still- born twin monstrosities. Double Heart. — A double heart has been described in cases of extremely deformed foetuses. Such a condition is, however, never met with ...

Google previewThe American illustrated medical dictionary (1922)

by William Alexander Newman Dorland

acardia (ah-karMe-ah) [Gr. a priv. + Kapoia heart]. Congenital absence of the heart. acardiac (ah-kar'de-ak).

Google previewA Dictionary of Medical Terminology, Dental Surgery, and the Collateral Sciences (1867)

by Chapin Aaron Harris, Ferdinand James Samuel Gorgas

Acardia; from 2, priv., **pdia, the heart. Without a heart. A'CARUS. From a, priv.

Google previewA new universal etymological technological, and pronouncing dictionary of the English language (1848)

by John Craig (F.G.S.)

Acardia, a-kdr'de-a. a. (n, priv. Gr. canto, a hinge, Lat.) A genus of fossil bivalve shells of the oyster kind, with a flat lid-like valve applied to the convex one, and connected, without a ...

Google previewThe Student's Medical Dictionary (1904)

Including All the Words and Phrases Generally Used in Medicine, with Their Proper Pronunciation and Definitions; Based on Recent Medical Literature by George Milbry Gould

Acardia [ak-kar* '-de-ah) [ri priv. ; over heard]. Congenital absence of the heart. Acariasis [ak-ar-V -as-is) [ii priv.; xeipeiv, to cut). See Mange. Acarid, Acaridan [ak '-ar-id, akar'-id-an) [aKapi/c, small, tiny]. Pertaining to Acarus. Acarinosis (ai-ar ...

Google previewA New Universal Etymological and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1847)

Embracing All the Terms Used in Art, Science and Literature by John Craig (F.G.S. of Glasgow.)

ACARDIA, a-kar'de-a, a. (a, without, Gr. cardo, a hinge, Lat.) A genus of fossil bivalve shells of the oyster kind, with a flat lid-like valve applied to the convex one , and connected, without a hinge, by the abductor muscle only. AcARDo, a-kār'do, ...

Google previewThe Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (1919)

Containing All the Words and Phrases Generally Used in Medicine and the Allied Sciences, with Their Proper Pronunciation, Derivation, and Definition by George Milbry Gould, Richard John Ernst Scott

acardia ...

Google previewAn Illustrated Encyclopaedic Medical Dictionary (1890)


Google previewA Practical Medical Dictionary ... (1922)

by Thomas Lathrop Stedman

absence, acardia.

Google previewA Dictionary of Science, Literature, & Art (1875)

Comprising the Definitions and Derivations of the Scientific Terms in General Use, Together with the History and Descriptions of the Scientific Principles of Nearly Every Branch of Human Knowledge by William Thomas Brande, George William Cox

Acardia. A term applied to a genus of fossil ostracean bivalves, in which the hinge (cardo) is wanting, and the flat valve is applied to the convex valve, like a lid to a vessel; the two having been connected only by the adductor muscle. Acari (Gr.

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Video shows what acardia means. A birth defect in which the heart is absent. Acardia Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio dictionary. How to say ...

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