endocarditis

[en-doh-kahr-dahy-tis]

Origin of endocarditis

From New Latin, dating back to 1830–40; see origin at endo-, carditis
Related formsen·do·car·dit·ic [en-doh-kahr-dit-ik] /ˌɛn doʊ kɑrˈdɪt ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for endocarditis

endocarditis

noun
  1. inflammation of the endocardium
Derived Formsendocarditic (ˌɛndəʊkɑːˈdɪtɪk), adjective
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endocarditis in Medicine

endocarditis

[ĕn′dō-kär-dītĭs]
n.
  1. Inflammation of the endocardium.
Related formsen′do•car•ditic (-dĭtĭk) adj.
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