Definition of carditis in English:

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carditis

Pronunciation: /kärˈdīdəs/

noun

Medicine
Inflammation of the heart.
Example sentences
  • The hallmarks of rheumatic fever include arthritis, carditis, cutaneous disease, chorea, and subsequent acquired valvular disease.
  • First or second degree block, however, can occur with rheumatic carditis, diphtheria, digoxin overdose, and congenital heart defects.
  • Complications of untreated Lyme disease include carditis, neuroborreliosis, arthritis and acrodermatitis chronica atrophicans.

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Syllabification: car·di·tis

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