Medical Dictionary


noun en·ceph·a·lo·myo·car·di·tis \-ˌmī-ə-kär-ˈdīt-əs\


:  an acute febrile virus disease that affects numerous vertebrates including humans but is of serious clinical significance mostly in swine, that is caused by any of several strains of a picornavirus (genus Cardiovirus), and that in swine is characterized especially by degeneration and inflammation of skeletal and cardiac muscle and lesions of the central nervous system
April 25, 2015
lissome Hear it
nimble or easily flexed
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