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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.
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endocarditis

(ˌɛndəʊkɑːˈdaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of the endocardium
endocarditic adj
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en•do•car•di•tis

(ˌɛn doʊ kɑrˈdaɪ tɪs)

n.
inflammation of the endocardium.
[1830–40]
en`do•car•dit′ic (-ˈdɪt ɪk) adj.
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endocarditis

an inflamed condition of the endocardium, the membrane that lines heart chambers.
See also: Heart
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endocarditis

Inflammation of the endocardium (inner heart lining) often resulting from infection by bacteria.
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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
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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.
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endocarditis

n endocarditis f; infectious — endocarditis infecciosa
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References in periodicals archive ?
Gradon, "Right-sided endocarditis in injection drug users: review of proposed mechanisms of pathogenesis," Clinical Infectious Diseases, vol.
Intravenous drug users are known to have higher rates of right-sided endocarditis. In contrast, Serratia seems to have a trend for left-sided valvular involvement, despite its association with IVDU, of which the mechanism remains unexplained to date [1].
* Features Value % Patients Sex M 11 61% F 7 38% Unspecified 1 Mean age, y 40.26 Valve involved Native valve 18/19 94.7 Valvular bioprosthesis 1/19 5.3 Aortic 4/17 23.5 Mitral 10/17 58.8 Aortic and mitral 1/17 5.9 Tricuspid 1/17 5.9 Echocardiographic signs of endocarditis Left-sided endocarditis 2/17 11.8 Right-sided endocarditis 10/17 58.8 Pacemaker infection 1/17 5.9 Valvular vegetation 12/17 70.6 Valvular abscess 6/17 35.9 Clinical symptoms Fever (temperature >38.5[degrees]C) 17/17 100 Cardiac murmur 16/17 94.1 Glomerulonephritis 1/17 5.9 Other data Drug abuse 1/17 5.9 Alcohol dependence 3/17 17.6 * Values are no.
The incidence of right-sided endocarditis has been steadily increasing over the years.