Origin: Anc Greek καρδία /kardia (=heart) which derived according Meletios(7th-8th cen AD) probably from verb κραδαίνω/kradeno (=rattle, rock).
Coined: The word was stated as καρδίη/kardii (=heart) by Homer in Odyssey (Y 23)
prefix pertaining to the heart
Runon derivatives :
cardiospasm, cardiotonic, cardiology, cardiograph, cardiogram, cardiolipin, carditis, cardiovascular, cardioaccelerator, cardiopathy, cardiotherapy, cardiomyopathy, cardiomegaly, cardiokinetic, cardiodynia, cardiac