Part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to, situated near, or affecting the heart.

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Usage examples "cardiac":

  1. In pharmacy, it is regarded as a cardiac and anti- spasmodic and as a specific against the rabies. - "The New North", Agnes Deans Cameron.
  2. As the door did this on an average of a thousand times daily her cardiac processes might be said to have been alarmingly accelerated. - "Half Portions", Edna Ferber.
  3. Above all, for the feelings of discomfort in the cardiac region so often noticed at this time, regular walking is the best remedy in most cases, always of course presupposing that there is no organic heart condition, for in that case only a physician can give the proper direction for each case. - "Health Through Will Power", James J. Walsh.