cardiac-tamponade









cardiac-tamponade


noun Pathology.

  1. tamponade(def 2).

noun

  1. Medicine/Medical. the use of a tampon, as to stop a hemorrhage.
  2. Also called cardiac tamponade, heart tamponade. Pathology. a condition in which the heart is compressed because of an accumulation of fluid in the pericardium.

n.

  1. The insertion or use of a tampon.

n.

  1. Compression of venous return to the heart because of increased volume of fluid in the pericardium.

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