Definition of valvulitis in English:


Syllabification: val·vu·li·tis
Pronunciation: /ˌvalvyəˈlītis


Inflammation of the valves of the heart.
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  • The disease causes arterial aneurysms, valvulitis, and myocarditis.
  • Twenty-one percent of patients examined had valvulitis or endocarditis.
  • The other is a healed rheumatic valvulitis with marked degenerative changes due to hemodynamic injury and possibly acquired degenerative calcific stenosis as well.

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