endomyocardial fibrosis

n.

A disorder endemic in parts of Africa, characterized by thickening of the ventricular endocardium by fibrosis.

Nearby words

  1. endomorph,
  2. endomorphic,
  3. endomorphism,
  4. endomycetales,
  5. endomyocardial,
  6. endomyocarditis,
  7. endomyometritis,
  8. endomysium,
  9. endoneuritis,
  10. endoneurium


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