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valvulitis Line breaks: valv¦ul|itis
Pronunciation: /ˌvalvjʊˈlʌɪtɪs/

Definition of valvulitis in English:


[mass noun] Medicine
Inflammation of the valves of the heart.
Example sentences
  • 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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