Font Size
A
A
A

Definition of Muscle, cardiac

Muscle, cardiac: A type of muscle with unique features only found in the heart. The cardiac muscle is the muscle of the heart and medically is called the myocardium ("myo-" being the prefix denoting muscle).

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=9656
Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012

Medical Dictionary Definitions A - Z

Search Medical Dictionary






Medical Dictionary