endocarditis

noun
en·do·car·di·tis | \ˌen-dō-ˌkär-ˈdī-təs \

Definition of endocarditis 

: inflammation of the lining of the heart and its valves

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Humans with salmonella can suffer the same issues as pets plus, in rougher hits of salmonella, urinary tract infections, endocarditis and artery infections. David J. Neal, miamiherald, "Some states prohibit this pet. That doesn't mean its food should have salmonella. | Miami Herald," 16 Apr. 2018 Pollard has been lobbying hospital systems in Knoxville to provide addiction treatment for willing endocarditis patients, at least on a trial basis, after their surgery. Abby Goodnough, Anchorage Daily News, "Injecting drugs can ruin a heart. How many second chances should a user get?," 30 Apr. 2018 As cases have multiplied around the country, doctors who used to only occasionally encounter endocarditis in patients who injected drugs are hungry for guidance. Abby Goodnough, New York Times, "Injecting Drugs Can Ruin a Heart. How Many Second Chances Should a User Get?," 29 Apr. 2018 People with salmonella can suffer the above symptoms and, occasionally, urinary tract infections, arterial infections and endocarditis. David J. Neal, miamiherald, "The week's third salmonella or listeria dog food recall makes April feel like February | Miami Herald," 18 Apr. 2018 There have been case reports of endocarditis caused by tattoos. Judy Schaechter, M.d., miamiherald, "Body art to be even more popular in future as kids emulate their tattooed parents," 29 May 2018 The bacteria can also cause arterial infections, endocarditis and arthritis on rare occasions. Fox News, "Salmonella outbreak linked to massive egg recall sickens nearly three dozen people," 13 May 2018 Their practice, owned by Covenant Health, will almost always operate on someone with a first-time case of endocarditis from injecting drugs, Pollard said. Abby Goodnough, Anchorage Daily News, "Injecting drugs can ruin a heart. How many second chances should a user get?," 30 Apr. 2018 The bacteria can also cause arterial infections, endocarditis and arthritis on rare occasions. Fox News, "Salmonella outbreak linked to massive egg recall sickens nearly three dozen people," 13 May 2018

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First Known Use of endocarditis

circa 1839, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for endocarditis

New Latin

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endocarditis

noun
en·do·car·di·tis | \ˌen-dō-ˌkär-ˈdīt-əs \

Medical Definition of endocarditis 

: inflammation of the lining of the heart and its valves

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