endocarditis

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

Definition of endocarditis

  1. :  inflammation of the lining of the heart and its valves

Origin and Etymology of endocarditis

New Latin


First Known Use: circa 1839


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endocarditis

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

Medical Definition of endocarditis

  1. :  inflammation of the lining of the heart and its valves


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