Recent Examples of endocarditis from the Web
The results were shocking: Montana had bacterial endocarditis, an infection in a heart valve or blood vessel that occurs after bacteria enters the blood.
In addition, hospitals are reporting an increase in endocarditis, an infection of the inner lining of the heart chambers and valves that can also stem from dirty needles.
The logbook also revealed that drug users in their 20s and 30s are increasingly dying of heart-valve infections, known as endocarditis.
The cause was endocarditis, an infection of a heart valve, said journalist Jodi Enda, a family friend.
A family friend, Jodi Enda, said the cause was endocarditis.
The cause was endocarditis, a heart infection, said a daughter, Lisa Gorove.
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Origin and Etymology of endocarditis
First Known Use: circa 1839See Words from the same year
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