Cardiograph to Cark

(Car"di*o*graph) n. [Gr. kardi`a heart + -graph.] (Med.) An instrument which, when placed in contact with the chest, will register graphically the comparative duration and intensity of the heart's movements.

(Car`di*o*graph"ic) a. (Physiol.) Of or pertaining to, or produced by, a cardiograph.

(Car"di*oid) n. [Gr. kardio-eidh`s heart-shaped; kardi`a heart + e'i^dos shape.] (Math.) An algebraic curve, so called from its resemblance to a heart.

(Car`di*o*in*hib"i*to*ry) a. (Physiol.) Checking or arresting the heart's action.

(Car`di*ol"*gy) n. [Gr. kardi`a heart + -ology.] The science which treats of the heart and its functions.

(Car`di*om"e*try) n. [Gr. heart + -metry.] (Med.) Measurement of the heart, as by percussion or auscultation.

(Car`di*o*sphyg"mo*graph) n. A combination of cardiograph and sphygmograph.

(||Car*di"tis) n. [NL., fr. Gr. kardi`a heart + -itis: cf. F. cardite.] (Med) Inflammation of the fleshy or muscular substance of the heart. See Endocarditis and Pericarditis. Dunglison.

(||Car"do) n.; pl. Cardines ) [L., a hinge.] (Zoöl.) (a) The basal joint of the maxilla in insects. (b) The hinge of a bivalve shell.

(Car"dol) n. [NL. Anacardium generic name of the cashew + L. oleum oil.] (Chem.) A yellow oily liquid, extracted from the shell of the cashew nut.

(Car*doon") n. [F. cardon. The same word as F. cardon thistle, fr. L. carduus, cardus, LL. cardo. See 3d Card.] (Bot.) A large herbaceous plant (Cynara Cardunculus) related to the artichoke; — used in cookery and as a salad.

(Care) n. [AS. caru, cearu; akin to OS. kara sorrow, Goth. kara, OHG chara, lament, and perh. to Gr. gh^rys voice. Not akin to cure. Cf. Chary.]

1. A burdensome sense of responsibility; trouble caused by onerous duties; anxiety; concern; solicitude.

Care keeps his watch in every old man's eye,
And where care lodges, sleep will never lie.

2. Charge, oversight, or management, implying responsibility for safety and prosperity.

The care of all the churches.
2 Cor. xi. 28.

Him thy care must be to find.

Perplexed with a thousand cares.

3. Attention or heed; caution; regard; heedfulness; watchfulness; as, take care; have a care.

I thank thee for thy care and honest pains.

4. The object of watchful attention or anxiety.

Right sorrowfully mourning her bereaved cares.

Syn. — Anxiety; solicitude; concern; caution; regard; management; direction; oversight. — Care, Anxiety, Solicitude, Concern. These words express mental pain in different degress. Care belongs primarily

  By PanEris using Melati.

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