Usage note
This word may also be spelled "cardiaco."
cardíaco
adjective
1. (related to the heart) 
a. heart 
El bebé nació con una enfermedad cardíaca que se puede corregir con cirugía.The baby was born with a heart disease that can be corrected with surgery.
b. cardiac 
Elizabeth tuvo un inesperado paro cardíaco a los 30 años.Elizabeth had a sudden cardiac arrest when she was 30.
masculine or feminine noun
2. (heart patient) 
Los cardíacos deben reducir su consumo de sal.People with a heart condition should reduce their salt intake.
cardiacoa cardiaca
cardíacoa cardíaca
adjective
1 cardiac; heart
ataque cardiaco heart attack
2
estar cardiaco con algo to be delighted with sth
estaba cardiaco con la preparación del partido con lo que le había pasado se puso cardíaco
sufferer from a heart complaint
Examples
Learn Spanish with Fluencia
Try Fluencia, the new Spanish learning program from SpanishDict.
  • Fun and interactive
  • Highly effective
  • Easy to use
  • Works on any device
Start Learning
Did this page answer your question?