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 History of this Word

"cardium" is from "kardia" (heart) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.

Notes

In this sense, it is a word added to another word to form a new word.

Words related to this meaning

grammar is modifier

"-cardium" is a type of suffix

Definition

A word ending that indicates it is associated with the heart. Can be added to the end of many words.

Examples of how the word is used

-cardium illustration The myocardium is the heart's muscular wall.
-cardium illustration The cause of abnormal fluid production usually is secondary to injury to the pericardium.