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 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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