from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Acute strain or hypertrophy of the right ventricle caused by a disorder of the lungs or of the pulmonary blood vessels.
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- n. a change in structure and function of the right ventricle of the heart as a result of a respiratory disorder.
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- n. enlargement of the right ventricle of the heart due to disease of the lungs or of the pulmonary blood vessels
New Latin cor pulmōnāle : Latin cor, heart + New Latin pulmōnāle, neuter of pulmōnālis, of the lungs.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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