Definition of cardiomyopathy in English:


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


[mass noun] Medicine
Chronic disease of the heart muscle.
More 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.

Definition of cardiomyopathy in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day noisome
Pronunciation: ˈnoisəm
having an extremely offensive smell