endomyocarditis

[ en-doh-mahy-oh-kahr-dahy-tis ]
/ ˌɛn doʊˌmaɪ oʊ kɑrˈdaɪ tɪs /

noun Pathology.

inflammation of the heart muscle and the inner lining of the heart.

Nearby words

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

Origin of endomyocarditis

First recorded in 1940–45; endo- + myocarditis

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Medicine definitions for endomyocarditis

endomyocarditis

[ ĕn′dō-mī′ō-kär-dītĭs ]

n.

Inflammation of the endocardial and the myocardial membrane.

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