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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