- inflammation of the pericardium.
Origin of pericarditis
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Inflammation, as in pericarditis, inflammation of the pericardium.Surgery, with Special Reference to Podiatry
The bellowslike sound is more distinct than it is in pericarditis.Special Report on Diseases of Cattle
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In pleurisy with effusion and in pericarditis with effusion there is hypotension.Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension:
Louis Marshall Warfield
It is more especially when pericarditis complicates rheumatic polyarthritis that pulmonary affections occur.
Endocarditis is probably more frequent than pericarditis, and the aortic are more liable than the other valves to suffer.
- inflammation of the pericardium
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Word Origin and History for pericarditis
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- Inflammation of the pericardium.
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