Definition of cardiomyopathy in English:

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cardiomyopathy

Pronunciation: /ˌkärdēōmīˈäpəTHē/

noun

Medicine
Chronic disease of the heart muscle.
Example sentences
  • 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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Syllabification: car·di·o·my·op·a·thy

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