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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 previewCommon Malformations (2011)

by Lewis B. Holmes

Associated Malformations Acardia is a malformed twin fetus. There are many and varied structural abnormalities, all of which are FIGURE 24.2 Shows an amorphous acardiac twin with partial development of two legs. (Courtesy of Frederick R.

Google previewBlack's Veterinary Dictionary (2015)

Acardia. The congenital absence of the heart.

Google previewConcise Medical Dictionary (2015)

by Elizabeth Martin

acardia. n. congenital absence of the heart. The condition may occur in conjoined twins; the twin with the heart controls the circulation for both. acariasis. n. an infestation of mites and ticks and the symptoms, for example allergy and dermatitis, ...

Google previewBlack's Student Veterinary Dictionary (2017)

Acardia. The congenital absence of the heart. Acardiacus. A parasitic twin without a heart, utilising the circulation of its twin. Acardius. A parasitic twin without a heart, utilising the circulation of its twin. Acaricide. A parasiticide effective against ...

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 previewEncyclopedia of Genetics (2014)

by Eric C.R. Reeve

an acardia twin with an absent or rudimentary non—functioning heart whose ...

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 previewScience Pictorial Dictionary

by R P Manchanda

Acardia It is a congenital absence of the heart. Sometimes occuring in the smaller member of conjoined twins when its partner monopolizes the placental blood supply. Acceleration The rate of change in the velocity per unit time (per second, ...

Google previewSaunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary (2011)

by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood

acardia [a-kahr'de- ] a developmental anomaly with absence of theheart. acardiacus [a′′kahr-di' -kus ][L.]having noheart. acardius [a-kahr'de-us]an imperfectly formed twin fetus ...

Google previewInverted Medical Dictionary, Second Edition (1991)

by Bruce C. Carlstedt, Mary J. Stanaszek, Walter F. Stanaszek

inflammation carditis cardiopericarditis endocarditis heart lacking acardia acardiac acardiacus born without heart heart largeness cardiomegaly macrocardia macrocardius megalocardia heart membrane endocardium lines the inner cavities ...

Google previewConcise Pocket Medical Dictionary (2015)

by UN Panda

Acardia Congenital absence of the heart, a condition sometimes present in the parasitic members of conjoined twins. Acardiacus Aconjoined twin parasitic on its mate or utilizing the placental circulation of its mate and having no heart.

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions - E-Book (2013)

by Mosby

acapnia ACZA ratio acarbia acarbose acardia acardius acephalus acardius acormus acardius amorphus acariasis acarid acarodermatitis acarophobia acaudal acc Acc ACC accelerated idiojunctional rhythm accelerated idioventricular rhythm ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Biomedicine and Molecular Biology (2001)

by Pei-Show Juo

HO HO O CH 3 HO O HO CH 2 OH O HO CH 2 OH OH HN O CH2OH HO O HO HO OH Acardia Congenital absence of the heart. Acariasis Any disease caused by an acarid, e.g., scrub typhus. Acaricide Any chemical agent that kills mites and ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

acardia /akärމdƝāۑ/ [Gk, a + kardia, without heart], a rare congenital anomaly in which the heart is absent. It is sometimes seen in a conjoined twin whose ...

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary of Midwifery - Australian/New Zealand Version (2011)

by Joanne Gray, Rachel Smith, Caroline Homer

acardia absence ofa heart.

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