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endocarditis Line breaks: endo|car¦di¦tis
Pronunciation: /ˌɛndəʊkɑːˈdʌɪtɪs/

Definition of endocarditis in English:


[mass noun] Medicine
Inflammation of the endocardium.
Example sentences
  • Infection in this population often results in central nervous system involvement and septicemia, but may include pneumonia and endocarditis.
  • Identification of the organism and treatment will prevent progression to meningitis, endocarditis or other complications.
  • People with some types of heart defects are at greater risk of developing bacterial endocarditis.



Pronunciation: /ˌɛndəʊkɑːˈdɪtɪk/
Example sentences
  • Thats incredibly unsmart, due to the proximity to the heart, you could very easily get an endocarditic infection.
  • One patient developed an endocarditic infection and died.

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