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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
References in periodicals archive ?
Considerable skill is needed in differentiating vegetations from damage due to previous infection disease or rheumatic carditis, and in differentiating vegetations from damaged chordal apparatus which is frequent in patients with valvular heart disease.
Functional anatomy of severe mitral regurgitation in active rheumatic carditis.
Cardiac tamponade as a rare form of presentation of rheumatic carditis.
Cardiac troponin T in children with acute rheumatic carditis.
Elevation of creatine kinase was also showed in eight out of thirty six rheumatic carditis patients [14].
It is important to remember that, until 50 years ago, it was common to see young patients, young men and women in their teens and twenties, crippled and, indeed, dying, with severe mitral stenosis, often with atrial fibrillation, as a result of rheumatic carditis.
Three months previously he had undergone a double cardiac valvular replacement for severe aortic and mitral valvular disease following an attack of rheumatic carditis as a child.