Definition of cardiomyopathy in English:


Line breaks: car¦dio|my¦op¦athy
Pronunciation: /ˌkɑːdɪəʊmʌɪˈɒpəθi


[mass noun] Medicine
  • Chronic disease of the heart muscle.
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    • Thus, we now have the possibility to discover disease genes that cause cardiomyopathy and heart failure.
    • Excessive chronic alcohol consumption also leads to dilated cardiomyopathy (alcoholic heart muscle disease).
    • Some of them present with muscle weakness and muscle breakdown, some of them present with cardiomyopathy, heart muscle disease, liver disease.

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