dextrocardia etymology

English word dextrocardia comes from English dextro-, English cardia

Detailed word origin of dextrocardia

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
dextro- English (eng) (chemistry) Denoting a dextrorotatory form of an enantiomer.. Right; on the right; toward the right.
cardia English (eng) (anatomy) The area of the stomach which directly receives contents from the esophagus.. (anatomy) The heart.
dextrocardia English (eng) (medicine) A congenital abnormality in which the heart is transposed to the right side of the chest.

Words with the same origin as dextrocardia

Descendants of dextro-
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