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carditis

[kahr-dahy-tis]
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noun Pathology.
  1. inflammation of the pericardium, myocardium, or endocardium, separately or in combination.
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Origin of carditis

From New Latin, dating back to 1775–85; see origin at cardi-, -itis
Related formscar·dit·ic [kahr-dit-ik] /kɑrˈdɪt ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for carditis

carditis

noun
  1. inflammation of the heart
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carditis in Medicine

carditis

(kär-dītĭs)
n.
  1. Inflammation of the muscle tissue of the heart.myocarditis
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