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Medical Term:

bathycardia

Pronunciation: bath′ē-kar′dē-ă

Definition: A condition in which the heart occupies a lower position than normal but is fixed there, as distinguished from cardioptosia.

[G. bathys, deep, + kardia, heart]

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