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Definition of Muscle, heart

Muscle, heart: A type of muscle with unique features only found in the heart. The heart or cardiac muscle is medically called the myocardium ("myo-" being the prefix denoting muscle).

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=9657
Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012

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