Definition of cardiothoracic in English:


Line breaks: car¦dio|thor¦acic


  • Relating to the heart and chest or lungs.
    More example sentences
    • He also says that relying on cardiothoracic surgeons to do lung resections may mean that some do too few to maintain competence.
    • This conference targets pediatric, orthopedic, cardiothoracic, and neurosurgery specialties.
    • The added value of C reactive protein or cardiothoracic ratio on chest radiograph is limited.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day skosh
Pronunciation: skōSH
a small amount; a little