Meaning of cardiomyopathy in English:


Pronunciation /ˌkɑːdɪə(ʊ)mʌɪˈɒpəθi/


mass nounMedicine
  • Chronic disease of the heart muscle.

    ‘Thus, we now have the possibility to discover disease genes that cause cardiomyopathy and heart failure.’
    • ‘Excessive chronic alcohol consumption also leads to dilated cardiomyopathy (alcoholic heart muscle disease).’
    • ‘Some of them present with muscle weakness and muscle breakdown, some of them present with cardiomyopathy, heart muscle disease, liver disease.’
    • ‘It was there in 1999 that she suffered the loss of her beloved daughter Vicky from an hereditary heart disease, dilated cardiomyopathy.’
    • ‘First, the AIDS virus can infect the heart and cause cardiomyopathy.’