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carditis

[kahr-dahy-tis] /kɑrˈdaɪ tɪs/
noun, Pathology
1.
inflammation of the pericardium, myocardium, or endocardium, separately or in combination.
Origin
1775-1785
1775-85; < Neo-Latin; see cardi-, -itis
Related forms
carditic
[kahr-dit-ik] /kɑrˈdɪt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for carditis

carditis

/kɑːˈdaɪtɪs/
noun
1.
inflammation of the heart
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carditis in Medicine

carditis car·di·tis (kär-dī'tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the muscle tissue of the heart. Also called myocarditis.

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