Cardiac passion
Cardiac Car"di*ac, a. [L. cardiacus, Gr. ?, fr. ? heart: cf. F. cardiaque.] 1. (Anat.) Pertaining to, resembling, or hear the heart; as, the cardiac arteries; the cardiac, or left, end of the stomach. [1913 Webster]

2. (Med.) Exciting action in the heart, through the medium of the stomach; cordial; stimulant. [1913 Webster]

{Cardiac passion} (Med.) cardialgia; heartburn. [Archaic]

{Cardiac wheel}. (Mach.) See {Heart wheel}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Passion — Pas sion, n. [F., fr. L. passio, fr. pati, passus, to suffer. See {Patient}.] 1. A suffering or enduring of imposed or inflicted pain; any suffering or distress (as, a cardiac passion); specifically, the suffering of Christ between the time of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Passion music — Passion Pas sion, n. [F., fr. L. passio, fr. pati, passus, to suffer. See {Patient}.] 1. A suffering or enduring of imposed or inflicted pain; any suffering or distress (as, a cardiac passion); specifically, the suffering of Christ between the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Passion play — Passion Pas sion, n. [F., fr. L. passio, fr. pati, passus, to suffer. See {Patient}.] 1. A suffering or enduring of imposed or inflicted pain; any suffering or distress (as, a cardiac passion); specifically, the suffering of Christ between the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Passion Sunday — Passion Pas sion, n. [F., fr. L. passio, fr. pati, passus, to suffer. See {Patient}.] 1. A suffering or enduring of imposed or inflicted pain; any suffering or distress (as, a cardiac passion); specifically, the suffering of Christ between the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Passion Week — Passion Pas sion, n. [F., fr. L. passio, fr. pati, passus, to suffer. See {Patient}.] 1. A suffering or enduring of imposed or inflicted pain; any suffering or distress (as, a cardiac passion); specifically, the suffering of Christ between the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cardiac — Car di*ac, a. [L. cardiacus, Gr. ?, fr. ? heart: cf. F. cardiaque.] 1. (Anat.) Pertaining to, resembling, or hear the heart; as, the cardiac arteries; the cardiac, or left, end of the stomach. [1913 Webster] 2. (Med.) Exciting action in the heart …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cardiac wheel — Cardiac Car di*ac, a. [L. cardiacus, Gr. ?, fr. ? heart: cf. F. cardiaque.] 1. (Anat.) Pertaining to, resembling, or hear the heart; as, the cardiac arteries; the cardiac, or left, end of the stomach. [1913 Webster] 2. (Med.) Exciting action in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cardialgia — n.; (also cardialgy) (Med.) Heart burn, cardiac passion …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • Marian Ionescu — Marian Ion Ionescu Marian Ion Ionescu (born 21 August 1929) is a pioneer British cardiac surgeon who spent his professional life initially in his native Romania and afterwards, the main part of his productive life in Great Britain. His interest… …   Wikipedia

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