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pericarditis

noun peri·car·di·tis \-ˌkär-ˈdī-təs\

Definition of PERICARDITIS

:  inflammation of the pericardium

Origin of PERICARDITIS

New Latin
First Known Use: circa 1783
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pericarditis

noun peri·car·di·tis \-ˌkär-ˈdīt-əs\
plural peri·car·dit·i·des \-ˈdit-ə-ˌdēz\

Medical Definition of PERICARDITIS

:  inflammation of the pericardium—see adhesive pericarditis

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