- nounenlarged heart commonly found among athletes trained for endurance
* * *noun: a supposed hypertrophic dilated heart attributed to the effects of repeated overexertion (as on the part of professional athletes) — not used technically
* * *nonpathological enlargement of the heart resulting from intensive aerobic exercise.Also, athletic heart.
* * *athlete's heart,an enlargement of the heart without accompanying disease of the valves, resulting from overexercise.
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