carditis

noun
car·​di·​tis | \ kär-ˈdīt-əs How to pronounce carditis (audio) \
plural carditides\ -​ˈdit-​ə-​ˌdēz How to pronounce carditis (audio) \

Medical Definition of carditis

: inflammation of the heart muscle : myocarditis

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“Carditis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/carditis. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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