Definitions for carditiskɑrˈdaɪ tɪs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

car•di•tiskɑrˈdaɪ tɪs(n.)

  1. inflammation of the pericardium, myocardium, or endocardium.

    Category: Pathology

Origin of carditis:

1775–85; < Gk kard(ía) heart +-itis

Princeton's WordNet

  1. carditis(noun)

    inflammation of the heart


  1. carditis(Noun)

    inflammation of the muscles of the heart.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Carditis(noun)

    inflammation of the fleshy or muscular substance of the heart. See Endocarditis and Pericarditis


  1. Carditis

    Carditis is the inflammation of the heart or its surroundings. It is usually studied and treated by specifying it as: ⁕Pericarditis is the inflammation of the pericardium ⁕Myocarditis is the inflammation of the heart muscle ⁕Endocarditis is the inflammation of the endocardium Reflux carditis refers to a possible outcome of esophageal reflux Pancarditis - inflammation of the entire heart carditis - inflammation of the heart


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