endocarditis

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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
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infectious endocarditis, is challenging, especially for patients with preexisting valvular heart disease.
The physician who performed the autopsy (a pathologist), and a pathologist who performed an independent medical examination (IME) on Molly's behalf (both Medical Doctors whose opinions were admissible before the JCC) testified that based on their experience, education, training, and examination of the existing evidence, the cause of Michael's death within a reasonable degree of medical certainty, was infectious endocarditis caused by the ankle infection.
The presence of myocardial abscesses is commonly obscured by the symptoms of the associated generalized sepsis and is often only diagnosed by transesophageal echocardiography during evaluation for infectious endocarditis (IE) as the etiology for the sepsis.
Weaver relied in part on his interpretation of the echocardiogram showing a new growth to initiate antibiotic therapy for infectious endocarditis.
Dombroski, Professor Emeritus at the University of Connecticut and Distinguished Professor in the Graduate School at the City University of New York, died of infectious endocarditis in Paris on May 10, 2002.
Dombroski, Professor of Italian literature, died on May 10, 2002, at the American Hospital in Paris after a two-month battle with infectious endocarditis.

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