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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In some angiographic studies, generalized rather that regional LV dysfunction was found in patients with mitral stenosis (5) that was explained by rheumatic myocarditis.
Subtle generalized LV dysfunction due to rheumatic myocarditis known as myocardial factor;
This caused an irregular heartbeat, which caused Catherine's cardiac arrest, and cause of death was given yesterday as acute rheumatic myocarditis.