acardiac

acardia

[ey-kahr-dee-uh]
noun Pathology.
congenital absence of a heart.

Origin:
a-6 + -cardia

acardiac [ey-kahr-dee-ak] , adjective
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acardia a·car·di·a (ā-kär'dē-ə)
n.
Congenital absence of the heart, sometimes occurring in the smaller parasitic member of conjoined twins when its partner monopolizes the placental blood supply.

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