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car·di·tis

 (kär-dī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the muscle tissue of the heart.

carditis

(kɑːˈdaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of the heart

car•di•tis

(kɑrˈdaɪ tɪs)

n.
inflammation of the pericardium, myocardium, or endocardium.
[1775–85; < Greek kard(ía) heart + -itis]

carditis

an inflamed condition of the heart.
See also: Heart

carditis

Inflammation of the heart.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.carditis - inflammation of the heart
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
endocarditis - inflammation of the endocardium and heart valves
myocardial inflammation, myocarditis - inflammation of the myocardium (the muscular tissue of the heart)
pancarditis - inflammation of the entire heart (the epicardium and the myocardium and the endocardium)
pericarditis - inflammation of the pericardium
Translations

car·di·tis

n. carditis, infl. del pericardio, miocardio y endocardio;
rheumatic ______ reumática.

carditis

n carditis f
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6) Currently, PSReA is accepted to be a separate disorder from ARF by the following features: a shorter latency period between the infection and the onset of arthritis, lack of response to salicylates, lower acute phase reactants; absence of carditis, and more severe arthritis.
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They address the history of RHD, including a chapter on India; epidemiology and the role of the World Health Organization and trends in India; the etiopathogenesis, management, and laboratory diagnosis of streptococcal infection; the pathology and clinical profile of chronic rheumatic heart disease, as well as non-surgical and surgical management, including pediatric patients; the role of echocardiography in the diagnosis of carditis and RHD; and a RHD registry and control program.
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