from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A lateral half of the heart, either the right or left.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Either half of a four-chambered heart—the right, hemicardia dextra, or the left, hemicardia sinistra.
  • n. A genus of mollusks.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


Sorry, no example sentences found.

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.