Cardiac output means: Cardiac output is the amount of blood that the heart pumps through its circulatory system every minute. Stroke volume is the amount of blood released by the left ventricle in one contraction. The cardiac output is determined by the stroke volume and heart rate. Normal adult cardiac output is 4.7 liters and 5 quarts per minute.
(in Medical Dictionary)
What else does Cardiac output mean?
Volume of blood that is pumped in one minute from either the left or right ventricle.
(in Merlin Dictionary)