myocarditis

[ mahy-oh-kahr-dahy-tis ]
/ ˌmaɪ oʊ kɑrˈdaɪ tɪs /

noun Pathology.

inflammation of the myocardium.

Origin of myocarditis

First recorded in 1865–70; myo- + carditis
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British Dictionary definitions for myocarditis

myocarditis
/ (ˌmaɪəʊkɑːˈdaɪtɪs) /

noun

inflammation of the heart muscle
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Medicine definitions for myocarditis

myocarditis
[ mī′ō-kär-dītĭs ]

n.

carditis
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