how to pronounce cardiac


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cardiac is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of cardiac in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… was working as a cardiac surgeon in …”

meanings of cardiac


  1. Pertaining to the cardia.
  2. Pertaining to the heart.
  3. Exciting action in the heart, through the medium of the stomach; cordial; stimulant.


  1. A medicine that excites action in the stomach.
  2. A person with heart disease.
  3. Heart disease.

cardiac frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word cardiac occurs in english on average 4.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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