Glossary C

Cardinal trait refers to a personality trait so basic that all of a person's activities relate to it. Cardinal traits are the most pervasive and powerful human traits.

principle specifying that the last number in a counting sequence specifies the number of items in a set.

Cardinality principle refers to counting principle that the last number name denotes the number of objects being counted or the number of items in a set.
Cardiologist refers to a medical doctor who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of heart disease.

Cardiopulmonary death refers to a set of criteria for death that includes lack of a heartbeat and lack of respiration.
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) refers to a method of reviving the functioning of heart and lungs after a loss of consciousness in which the patient’s pulse has ceased or lungs have failed to function appropriately.

Cardiovascular control center refers to the area of the medulla that regulates the Cardiovascular system.

cardiovascular disease refer to afflictions in the mechanisms, including the heart, blood vessels, and their controllers, responsible for transporting blood to the body’s tissues and organs. Psychological factors may play important roles in such diseases and their treatments.