TITLE

cardiothoracic ratio

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p344
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "cardiothoracic ratio" is presented, which means the relation to the overall diameter of the heart to the widest part of the inside of the thoracic cavity.
ACCESSION #
21222168

 

Related Articles

  • cardiology.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p341 

    A definition of the medical term "cardiology" is presented. Cardiology refers to the study of the physiology and pathology of the heart.

  • mitral valve prolapse.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1372 

    A definition of the medical term "mitral valve prolapse" is presented. The term refers to a relatively rare condition in which the cusp or cusps of the mitral valve billow into the left atrium during systole. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A....

  • Aschner's phenomenon.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p180 

    A definition of the medical term "Aschner's phenomenon" is presented. Aschner's phenomenon refers to the slowing of the heart rate after pressure is applied to the eye or the carotid sinus. It is named after Austrian gynecologist Bernhard Aschner. It was formerly used to slow the heart in...

  • cardiosclerosis.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p343 

    A definition of the medical term "cardiosclerosis" is presented. Cardiosclerosis refers to the hardening of the cardiac tissues and arteries. The term originated from the words "kardia" which means heart and "sklerosis" which means hardening. The definition is from "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical...

  • cardiosclerosis.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p343 

    A definition of the medical term "cardiosclerosis" is presented. Cardiosclerosis refers to the hardening of the cardiac tissues and arteries. The term originated from the words "kardia" which means heart and "sklerosis" which means hardening. The definition is from "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical...

  • cardiothyrotoxicosis.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p344 

    A definition of the medical term "cardiothyrotoxicosis" is presented. Cardiothyrotoxicosis refers to a heart disease due to hypothyroidism. The term originated from the words "thyreos" which means shield, "toxikon" poison and "osis" condition. The definition is from "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical...

  • cardiotonic.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p344 

    A definition of the medical term "cardiotonic" is presented. Cardiotonic refers to the increasing tonicity of the heart. The term originated from the word "tonos" which means tones. The definition is from "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," by F. A. Davis Co. The pronunciation of the term...

  • intraventricular.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1134 

    A definition of the medical term "intraventricular" is presented. Intraventricular means within a ventricle. The term originated from the word "intra" which means within and "ventriculus" which means ventricle. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A....

  • cardiogenic.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p341 

    A definition of the medical term "cardiogenic" is presented. Cardiogenic means originating in the heart.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of NEW JERSEY STATE LIBRARY

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics