endocarditis

[ en-doh-kahr-dahy-tis ]
/ ˌɛn doʊ kɑrˈdaɪ tɪs /

noun Pathology.

inflammation of the endocardium.

Origin of endocarditis

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

Related forms

en·do·car·dit·ic [en-doh-kahr-dit-ik] /ˌɛn doʊ kɑrˈdɪt ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for endocarditis

endocarditis

/ (ˌɛndəʊkɑːˈdaɪtɪs) /

noun

inflammation of the endocardium

Derived Forms

endocarditic (ˌɛndəʊkɑːˈdɪtɪk), adjective
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Medicine definitions for endocarditis

endocarditis

[ ĕn′dō-kär-dītĭs ]

n.

Inflammation of the endocardium.

Related forms

en′do•car•ditic (-dĭtĭk) adj.
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