Diplocardiac
Diplocardiac Dip`lo*car"di*ac, a. [Gr. ? double + E. cardiac.] (Anat.) Having the heart completely divided or double, one side systemic, the other pulmonary. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • diplocardiac — /dip leuh kahr dee ak /, adj. Zool. having the right and left sides of the heart somewhat or completely divided, as in birds and mammals. [1850 55; DIPLO + CARDIAC] * * * …   Universalium

  • diplocardiac — dip·lo·car·di·ac kärd ē .ak adj having the heart completely divided so that one side is systemic and the other is pulmonary …   Medical dictionary

  • diplocardiac — dip·lo·car·di·ac …   English syllables

  • diplocardiac — /dɪploʊˈkadiæk/ (say diploh kahdeeak) adjective relating to a heart, divided into two separated sides, one pumping venous blood to the lungs and the other the freshly oxygenated blood from the lungs to the other parts of the body, as in birds and …   Australian English dictionary

  • diplocardiac — |diplō|kärdēˌak adjective Etymology: dipl + cardiac (from Greek kardia) more at heart : having the heart completely divided so that one side is systemic and the other is pulmonary * * * /dip leuh kahr dee ak /, adj. Zool. having the right and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • diplo- — a word element referring to pairs, doubles, as in diplocardiac. Also, (before vowels), dipl . {Greek, combining form of diploos twofold} …   Australian English dictionary

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