dextrocardia: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (dek"strō-kär'dē-u), [key]
— n. Pathol.
  1. an abnormal condition in which the heart is displaced to the right side of the chest.
  2. dextral displacement of the heart with complete transposition of the cardiac chambers, the right chambers being on the left side and the left chambers being on the right side.
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