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heart failure

noun [U]
 
 
a serious medical problem in which someone's heart stops working, often causing deathDisorders and diseases of the heart and blood
Translations of “heart failure”
in Chinese (Traditional) 心臟衰竭, 停止心跳…
in Russian паралич сердца…
in Turkish kalp yetmezliği…
in Chinese (Simplified) 心力衰竭, 心脏停跳…
in Polish zatrzymanie akcji serca…
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