valvulitis


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val·vu·li·tis

 (văl′vyə-lī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of a valve, especially a cardiac valve.

valvulitis

(ˌvælvjʊˈlaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of a bodily valve, esp a heart valve
[C19: from valvule + -itis]

val•vu•li•tis

(ˌvæl vyəˈlaɪ tɪs)

n.
inflammation of a valve, esp. of the heart.
[1890–95]

valvulitis

inflammation of a cardiac valve, usually caused by syphilis or rheumatic fever.
See also: Heart
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.valvulitis - inflammation of a valve (especially of a cardiac valve as a consequence of rheumatic fever)
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
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val·vu·li·tis

n. valvulitis, infl. de una válvula, especialmente una válvula cardíaca.
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