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Definition of "cardiopathy" [cardiopathy]

  • A disease or disorder of the heart. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "cardiopathy" in a sentence
  • "We are drafting a program to deal with the phenomenon of, how do you call it, congenital cardiopathy, a heart problem among children, and I believe there are 1 percent being born with heart problems, and the possibilities we have to treat this; what method, system, plan to use. [sentence as heard]"
  • "Recently, Nordau, rejecting the theory of his master Lombroso, has maintained that it is just as reasonable to say that "genius is a neurosis" as that "athleticism is a cardiopathy" because many athletes are affected with heart disease."
  • "Siamese twins died Friday night due to a complex congenital cardiopathy (a badly formed heart that both shared and which was incapable of pumping blood), according to Radio Programas del"