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cardio- heart.
cardiogram the curve drawn by an electrocardiograph in recording the mechanical movements of the heart, used in the diagnosis of heart defects and disease; electrocardiogram.
cardiograph an instrument used to detect and record the differences in bodily electric potential that are associated with the action of the heart; electrocardiograph.
cardiologist a medical doctor who specializes in the workings and diseases of the heart.
cardiology the medical study of the heart, its normal functioning, and its diseases.
cardiomyopathy chronic disease of the heart muscle.
cardiopulmonary of or pertaining to the heart and lungs.
cardiorespiratory of or pertaining to the heart and respiratory system.
cardiovascular of or pertaining to the heart and blood vessels.
cardioversion application of an electric shock to restore heartbeat.
card shark an expert at cards. [2 definitions]
cardsharp one who cheats at cards, esp. as an occupation.
card table a small square table with folding legs, designed for playing card games.
CARE acronym of "Cooperative for American Relief Everywhere."
care concentrated focus or attention. [12 definitions]
careen esp. of a vehicle, to sway while moving fast, or to move fast and unsteadily. [5 definitions]
career the course or development of one's life, or a phase in one's life, usually in connection with one's occupation. [5 definitions]
careerism zealous pursuit of success in a career, often at the expense of family life, ethics, or the like.
care for to have a liking for (something) or feel like having (used in negative sentences and questions). [3 definitions]
carefree having no concerns or responsibility; without worry; lighthearted.
careful cautious and watchful in one's actions. [3 definitions]