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cardiogenic

[kahr-dee-uh-jen-ik] /ˌkɑr di əˈdʒɛn ɪk/
adjective
1.
originating in the heart.
2.
Pathology. caused by a disorder of the heart.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25; cardio- + -genic
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  • You're describing cardiogenic shock here, not necessarily toxic shock.
  • Failure of circulation secondary to hemorrhage is cardiogenic.
  • Early revascularization and long-term survival in cardiogenic shock complicating acute myocardial infarction.
cardiogenic in Medicine

cardiogenic car·di·o·gen·ic (kär'dē-ō-jěn'ĭk)
adj.

  1. Having origin in the heart.

  2. Resulting from a disease or disorder of the heart.

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