endocarditis

[ en-doh-kahr-dahy-tis ]

nounPathology.
  1. inflammation of the endocardium.

Origin of endocarditis

1
From New Latin, dating back to 1830–40; see origin at endo-, carditis

Other words from endocarditis

  • en·do·car·dit·ic [en-doh-kahr-dit-ik], /ˌɛn doʊ kɑrˈdɪt ɪk/, adjective

Words Nearby endocarditis

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British Dictionary definitions for endocarditis

endocarditis

/ (ˌɛndəʊkɑːˈdaɪtɪs) /


noun
  1. inflammation of the endocardium

Derived forms of endocarditis

  • endocarditic (ˌɛndəʊkɑːˈdɪtɪk), adjective

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