[ kahr-dahy-tis ]
/ kɑrˈdaɪ tɪs /
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inflammation of the pericardium, myocardium, or endocardium, separately or in combination.
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OTHER WORDS FROM carditiscar·dit·ic [kahr-dit-ik], /kɑrˈdɪt ɪk/, adjective
Words nearby carditis
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How to use carditis in a sentence
He spent two separate stints lying in bed, unable to move for fear of developing carditis.10 Revelations from ‘Rather Outspoken’ Autobiography|Ben Jacobs|April 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
On the other hand, endo- and peri-carditis are excessively rare.
British Dictionary definitions for carditis
/ (kɑːˈdaɪtɪs) /
inflammation of the heart
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Medical definitions for carditis
[ kär-dī′tĭs ]
Inflammation of the muscle tissue of the heart.myocarditis
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