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en·do·car·di·tis

 (ĕn′dō-kär-dī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the endocardium.


en′do·car·dit′ic (-dĭt′ĭk) adj.

endocarditis

(ˌɛndəʊkɑːˈdaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of the endocardium
endocarditic adj

en•do•car•di•tis

(ˌɛn doʊ kɑrˈdaɪ tɪs)

n.
inflammation of the endocardium.
[1830–40]
en`do•car•dit′ic (-ˈdɪt ɪk) adj.

endocarditis

an inflamed condition of the endocardium, the membrane that lines heart chambers.
See also: Heart

endocarditis

Inflammation of the endocardium (inner heart lining) often resulting from infection by bacteria.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.endocarditis - inflammation of the endocardium and heart valves
carditis - inflammation of the heart
subacute bacterial endocarditis - a chronic bacterial infection of the endocardium and heart valves; symptoms develop slowly
Translations

en·do·car·di·tis

n. endocarditis, infl. aguda o crónica del endocardio;
acute bacterial ______ aguda bacteriana;
bacterial ______ bacteriana;
chronic ______ crónica;
constrictive ______ constrictiva;
infectious ______ infecciosa;
malignant ______ maligna;
mucomembranous ______ mucomembranosa;
rheumatic ______ reumática;
subacute bacterial ______ subaguda bacteriana;
tuberculous ______ tuberculosa;
valvular ______ valvular;
vegetative ______ vegetativa.

endocarditis

n endocarditis f; infectious — endocarditis infecciosa
References in periodicals archive ?
Blood culture-negative endocarditis (BCNE) can occur when the patient has previously received antibiotic drugs or in the presence of slow-growing or intracellular microorganisms (1,2).
Serological investigations for the common causes of culture-negative endocarditis were performed (Table 1).
Different antibiotic protocols were administered for culture-negative endocarditis for 2 months, but fever persisted.
Due to their slow growth, these bacteria should be included in the differential diagnosis of culture-negative endocarditis.
Of the 159 subjects, 86 (54%) were classified as having culture-negative endocarditis and 73 (46%) as having culture-positive endocarditis.
Overall, 22 of the patients had been diagnosed with bacteremia only, 8 had culture-positive infective endocarditis, and 1 had culture-negative endocarditis.
Chronic disease manifests most commonly as a culture-negative endocarditis in patients with valvular heart disease.
and Coxiella burnetii Associated with Community-Acquired, Culture-Negative Endocarditis, Brazil
Since the blood culture was negative, according to the literature, [sup][3] it maybe culture-negative endocarditis.
We obtained blood samples for cultures and then initiated empirical therapy with doxycycline and ceftriaxone for presumed common and culture-negative endocarditis pathogens.
Bartonella, a causative agent of blood culture-negative endocarditis (BCNE) that usually requires valve surgery, was first attributed to endocarditis over 20 years ago (1-4).

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