inflammation of the endocardium.
Origin of endocarditis
Related formsen·do·car·dit·ic [en-doh-kahr-dit-ik] /ˌɛn doʊ kɑrˈdɪt ɪk/, adjective
From New Latin,
dating back to 1830–40;
see origin at endo-
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Historical Examples of endocarditis
Of the circulatory system:—Myocarditis, Endocarditis, Thrombosis.
Gonorrhoea too is often associated with a febrile polyarthritis, and rarely with an endocarditis at the same time.
Existing valvular disease, the result of a previous attack of rheumatism, favors the occurrence of endocarditis in that disease.
Moreover, it is a gratuitous assertion to say that endocarditis exists in all cases of the disease.
The existence of polyarthritis, of peri- or endocarditis, of pneumonia or pleurisy, does not contraindicate the cold bathing.
British Dictionary definitions for endocarditis
Derived Formsendocarditic (ˌɛndəʊkɑːˈdɪtɪk), adjective
inflammation of the endocardium
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Related formsen′do•car•dit′ic (-dĭt′ĭk) adj.
Inflammation of the endocardium.
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