Heart

the large muscle which pumps blood around the circulatory system
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heart

Muscular pump which circulates the blood.
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Heart

The heart of most animals and birds are used in cooking. Some say that the best hearts are calf's or lamb's hearts. Hearts are sometimes stuffed with breadcrumbs and herbs or used in making gravies.
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heart

[n] - a plane figure with rounded sides curving inward at the top and intersecting at the bottom 2. [n] - a firm rather dry variety meat (usually beef or veal) 3. [n] - the locus of feelings and intuitions 4. [n] - the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs 5. [n] - the courage to carry on 6. [...
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Heart

Organ that pumps blood.
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Heart

The heart is the organ that pumps blood round the body. It is about the size of a fist, behind the breastbone / sternum, and nearly central but slightly to the left. It has four chambers, four valves to prevent flows in the wrong direction, and muscles. See Atrium, Ventricle, Valve, and Coronary arteries.
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Heart

The organ which pumps blood around the body.
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Heart

An organ which pumps blood
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Heart

The heart is a muscular organ that pumps blood around the body.
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heart

A hollow muscular organ that pumps blood around the body
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Heart

Heart: The muscle that pumps blood received from veins into arteries throughout the body. It is positioned in the chest behind the sternum (breastbone; in front of the trachea, esophagus, and aorta; and above the diaphragm muscle that separates the chest and abdominal cavities. The normal heart is about the size of a closed fist, and weighs about 1...
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Heart

Heart (härt) noun [ Middle English harte , herte , heorte , Anglo-Saxon heorte ; akin to Old Saxon herta , OFies. hirte , Dutch hart , Old High German herza , German herz , Icelandic hjarta , Swedish hjerta , Goth. ...
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Heart

Heart (härt) transitive verb To give heart to; to hearten; to encourage; to inspirit. [ Obsolete] « My cause is hearted ; thine hath no less reason.» Shak.
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Heart

Heart intransitive verb To form a compact center or heart; as, a hearting cabbage.
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heart

To give heart to; to hearten; to encourage; to inspirit. 'My cause is hearted; thine hath no less reason.' (Shak) ... To form a compact center or heart; as, a hearting cabbage. ... 1. <anatomy> A hollow, muscular organ, which, by contracting rhythmically, keeps up the circulation of the blood. 'Why does my blood thus muster to my heart!' (Sha...
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heart

pump noun the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions move the blood through the body; `he stood still, his heart thumping wildly`
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heart

bosom noun the locus of feelings and intuitions; `in your heart you know it is true`; `her story would melt your bosom`
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heart

noun a playing card in the major suit that has one or more red hearts on it; `he led the queen of hearts`; `hearts were trumps`
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heart

noun a firm rather dry variety meat (usually beef or veal); `a five-pound beef heart will serve six`
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heart

spunk noun the courage to carry on; `he kept fighting on pure spunk`; `you haven`t got the heart for baseball`
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heart

(hahrt) a hollow muscular organ to the left of the midline of the chest that serves as a pump controlling blood flow in the pulmonary and systemic circulation. The septum, a thick muscular wall, divides the heart into right and left halves, each with an upper chamber called the atrium and a lower chamber called the ventricle....
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Heart

• (v. i.) To form a compact center or heart; as, a hearting cabbage. • (n.) A hollow, muscular organ, which, by contracting rhythmically, keeps up the circulation of the blood. • (n.) One of a series of playing cards, distinguished by the figure or figures of a heart; as, hearts are trumps. • (n.) The nearest the middle or cente...
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heart

organ that serves as a pump to circulate the blood. It may be a straight tube, as in spiders and annelid worms, or a somewhat more elaborate ... [58 related articles]
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Heart

The heart is a hollow pear-shaped muscular organ placed between the lungs in the middle of the chest that pumps blood through the body, supplying cells with oxygen and nutrients.
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heart

Type: Term Pronunciation: hart Definitions: 1. A hollow muscular organ that receives the blood from the veins and propels it into the arteries. In mammals it is divided by a musculomembranous septum into two halves—right or venous and left or arterial—each of which consists of a receiving chamber (atrium) and an ejecting chamber (ventricle). Sy...
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