myocarditis

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my·o·car·di·tis

 (mī′ō-kär-dī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the myocardium.

myocarditis

(ˌmaɪəʊkɑːˈdaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of the heart muscle

my•o•car•di•tis

(ˌmaɪ oʊ kɑrˈdaɪ tɪs)

n.
inflammation of the myocardium.
[1865–70]

myocarditis

an inflamed condition of the muscular walls of the heart.
See also: Heart

myocarditis

Inflammation of the myocardium (main heart muscle) that can weaken the heart, impairing its function.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.myocarditis - inflammation of the myocardium (the muscular tissue of the heart)
carditis - inflammation of the heart
Translations
myokarditida

my·o·car·di·tis

n. miocarditis, infl. del miocardio.

myocarditis

n miocarditis f
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The contagious disease can cause extreme breathing difficulties and inflammation of the heart.
While she was undergoing chemotherapy, their brother was diagnosed with myocarditis or the inflammation of the heart muscle.
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Higher exercise-induced systolic blood pressure may result in greater myocardial mass, she said, and more exercise might expose the athlete to a higher risk of myocarditis, or inflammation of the heart muscle.
These can include: | Pain and swelling in the joints (inflammatory arthritis) | Problems affecting the nervous system - such as numbness and pain in your limbs | Paralysis of your facial muscles | Memory problems and difficulty concentrating | Heart problems - such as inflammation of the heart muscle (myocarditis) or sac surrounding the heart (pericarditis) | Heart block and heart failure inflammation of the membranes surrounding the brain and spinal cord (meningitis) - which can cause a severe headache, a stiff neck and increased sensitivity to light.
MYOCARDITIS is an inflammation of the heart muscle.
Less common causes of HF include faulty heart valves, damage to the heart muscle (cardiomyopathy due to certain diseases, alcohol and substance abuse), inflammation of the heart muscle (myocarditis, usually caused by a viral infection) and congenital heart defects.
It is used to assess for large structural abnormalities of the heart and aorta, such as those found in cases of inborn (congenital) problems, aortic aneurysms, heart failure, scars, tumors, and inflammation of the heart muscle (myocarditis) or the sac around the heart.
Ashton has been diagnosed with a rare heart condition - myocarditis, an inflammation of the heart muscle.