TITLE

R.C.D

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1855
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "R.C.D." is presented. It refers to relative cardiac dullness.
ACCESSION #
21243533

 

Related Articles

  • coronary (KOR-uh-ner-ee) heart disease.  // Diabetes Dictionary (NIDDK);10/1/2005, p8 

    A definition of the medical term "coronary heart disease" is presented. The term refers to a heart disease that is cased by the narrowing of the arteries that supply blood to the heart. Heart attack resulted when the blood supply is cut off. The definition is from the "Diabetes Dictionary".

  • coronary artery disease.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p486 

    A definition of the medical term "coronary artery disease (CAD)" is presented. CAD refers to the narrowing of the coronary arteries. It usually results from atherosclerosis. It is also the most common cause of death in industrialized nations. CAD tends to worsen as people age and is more common...

  • autonomic (aw-toh-NOM-ik) neuropathy (ne-ROP-uh-thee).  // Diabetes Dictionary (NIDDK);10/1/2005, p3 

    A definition of the medical term "autonomic neuropathy" is presented. It refers a type of neuropathy affecting the lungs, heart, stomach, intestines, bladder or genitals. The pronunciation of the term is also provided. The definition is from the "Diabetes Dictionary".

  • cardiovascular (KAR-dee-oh-VASKyoo-ler) disease.  // Diabetes Dictionary (NIDDK);10/1/2005, p6 

    A definition of the medical term "cardiovascular disease" is presented. The term refers the disease of the heart and blood vessels such as arteries, veins and capillaries. The pronunciation of the term is also provided. The definition is from the "Diabetes Dictionary".

  • myocardial (my-oh-KAR-dee-ul) infarction (in-FARK-shun).  // Diabetes Dictionary (NIDDK);10/1/2005, p28 

    A definition of the medical term "myocardial infarction" is presented. Myocardial infarction is an interruption in the blood supply to the heart because of narrowed or blocked blood vessels. It is also called a heart attack. The definition is from the "Diabetes Dictionary."

  • hemopericardium.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p969 

    A definition of the medical term "hemopericardium" is presented. Hemopericardium refers to the accumulation of blood in the pericardium. The term originated from the words "haima" meaning blood, "peri" which means around, and "kardia" which refers to the heart. The definition is from the...

  • myocardial infarction.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1416 

    A definition of the medical term "myocardial infarction" is presented. The term refers to the loss of living heart muscle as a result of coronary artery occlusion. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co. The pronunciation of the term is...

  • myocardial insufficiency.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1418 

    A definition of the medical term "myocardial insufficiency" is presented. The term refers to the inability of the heart to perform its usual function, eventually resulting in cardiac failure. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co. The...

  • neurocardiogenic syncope.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1454 

    A definition of the medical term "neurocardiogenic syncope" is presented, which means vasodepressor syncope.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

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

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics