Definition of endocarditis in English:
noun[mass noun] Medicine
Inflammation of the endocardium.
- 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.
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