pericarditis

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noun peri·car·di·tis \ˌper-ə-ˌkär-ˈdī-təs\

Definition of pericarditis

  1. :  inflammation of the pericardium

Origin and Etymology of pericarditis

New Latin


First Known Use: 1777


Medical Dictionary

pericarditis

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noun peri·car·di·tis \-ˌkär-ˈdīt-əs\

Medical Definition of pericarditis

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pericarditides

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  1. :  inflammation of the pericardium—see adhesive pericarditis



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