pericarditis


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per·i·car·di·tis

 (pĕr′ĭ-kär-dī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the pericardium.

pericarditis

(ˌpɛrɪkɑːˈdaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of the pericardium
pericarditic adj

per•i•car•di•tis

(ˌpɛr ɪ kɑrˈdaɪ tɪs)

n.
inflammation of the pericardium.
[1790–1800]
per`i•car•dit′ic (-ˈdɪt ɪk) adj.

pericarditis

an inflamed condition of the pericardium, the membrane that surrounds the heart.
See also: Heart
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pericarditis - inflammation of the pericardium
carditis - inflammation of the heart
Translations
perikarditidazánět osrdečníku

per·i·car·di·tis

n. pericarditis, infl. del pericardio;
constrictive ______ constrictiva;
fibrinous ______ fibrinosa.

pericarditis

n pericarditis f; constrictive — pericarditis constrictiva
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