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Cardiac muscle   /kˈɑrdiˌæk mˈəsəl/   Listen
Cardiac muscle

The muscle tissue of the heart; adapted to continued rhythmic contraction.  Synonym: heart muscle.

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... the death explained afterwards that the knife had passed through the cardiac muscle without completely penetrating the left cavity of the heart, and that, the blood not being shed all at once, death had not ...
— Stories of Modern French Novels • Julian Hawthorne

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