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endocarditis

[en-doh-kahr-dahy-tis] /ˌɛn doʊ kɑrˈdaɪ tɪs/
noun, Pathology
1.
inflammation of the endocardium.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; < Neo-Latin; see endo-, carditis
Related forms
endocarditic
[en-doh-kahr-dit-ik] /ˌɛn doʊ kɑrˈdɪt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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Examples from the web for endocarditis
  • endocarditis and dental related septicemia is prevented by good dental hygiene.
  • Thus the drugs can prevent endocarditis, infection of the heart lining and valves.
  • They are also used to reduce the risk of infective endocarditis in patients with mitral valve prolapse who are having dental work.
British Dictionary definitions for endocarditis

endocarditis

/ˌɛndəʊkɑːˈdaɪtɪs/
noun
1.
inflammation of the endocardium
Derived Forms
endocarditic (ˌɛndəʊkɑːˈdɪtɪk) adjective
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endocarditis in Medicine

endocarditis en·do·car·di·tis (ěn'dō-kär-dī'tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the endocardium.


en'do·car·dit'ic (-dĭt'ĭk) adj.
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