- Relating to the heart, especially its function and structure.
- Relating to diseases or disorders of the heart.
- Relating to the emotions, especially strong emotions.
- Relating to the study or diagnosis of the heart and cardiovascular system.
- Relating to the sympathetic nervous system, especially its effects on the heart rate.
Derived from the latin word "cardia" meaning "heart".
- The doctor recommended a cardiac stress test to evaluate the patient's heart function.
- The patient was diagnosed with a cardiac condition that required surgery.
- The cardiac arrest caused by the strong emotions during the tragic event.
- The cardiology department specialized in the study and diagnosis of cardiac diseases.
- The cardiac response to the exercise was measured to evaluate the fitness level.