endocarditis

Inflammation of the membrane lining the heart, that over the valves being particularly susceptible. May be caused by viral or bacterial infection, or indirectly as a response to rheumatic fever, scarlet fever or tonsilitis.

Endocarditis

Disease/infection of the heart valves. May mean an acute consequence of Rheumatic Carditis (rheumatic fever) in the past

endocarditis

[n] - inflammation of the endocardium and heart valves
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Endocarditis

inflammation of the inner lining of the heart, usually the heart valves; typically caused by an infection
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Endocarditis

Inflammation of the lining of the heart cavity and valves
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Endocarditis

disease of the heart valves that can result from rheumatic fever
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Endocarditis

En`do·car·di'tis noun [ New Latin See -itis .] (Medicine) Inflammation of the endocardium.
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endocarditis

<pathology> Exudative and proliferative inflammatory alterations of the endocardium, characterised by the presence of vegetations on the surface of the endocardium or in the endocardium itself and most commonly involving a heart valve, but sometimes affecting the inner lining of the cardiac chambers or the endocardium elsewhere. It may occur ...
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endocarditis

noun inflammation of the endocardium and heart valves
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endocarditis

(en″do-kahr-di´tis) exudative and proliferative inflammatory alterations of the endocardium, characterized by vegetations on its surface or interior. This most commonly involves a heart valve, but may also affect the inner lining of the cardiac chambers or the endocardium elsewhere. adj., endocardit´ic., adj.
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Endocarditis

• (n.) Inflammation of the endocardium.
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endocarditis

inflammation of the heart lining, or endocardium. Endocarditis is caused by any of a number of microorganisms, including bacteria, fungi, ... [5 related articles]
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endocarditis

exudative and proliferative inflammatory alterations of the endocardium, characterized by the presence of vegetations on the surface of the endocardium or in the endocardium itself, and most commonly involving a heart valve, but sometimes affecting the inner lining of the cardiac chambers or the endocardium elsewhere. It may occur as a primary di.....
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endocarditis

Type: Term Pronunciation: en′dō-kar-dī′tis Definitions: 1. Inflammation of the endocardium. Synonyms: encarditis
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Endocarditis

Bacterial endocarditis occurs when bacteria (Read about 'Microorganisms') in the blood stream lands on abnormal heart valves or other damaged heart tissue. (Read about endocarditis in 'The Heart and Its Valves')
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endocarditis

endocarditis (en"dōkärdī'tis) , bacterial or fungal infection of the endocardium (inner lining of the heart) that can be either acute or subacute. In the acute form the symptoms (fever, malaise, fatigue, weight loss, anemia) are directly related to the presence of an active ...
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ENDOCARDITIS

Inflammation of the innermost lining of the heart (endocardium), usually caused by bacterial infection of one or more heart valves
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endocarditis

A condition in which the tissues lining the inside of the heart and the heart valves become inflamed (red and swollen). Endocarditis may be caused by infection with microorganisms, such as bacteria or fungi.
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Endocarditis

A bacterial infection of the heart’s inner lining (endothelium).
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Endocarditis

Endocarditis is an inflammation of the inner layer of the heart, the endocardium. It usually involves the heart valves (native or prosthetic valves). Other structures that may be involved include the interventricular septum, the chordae tendineae, the mural endocardium, or even the surfaces of intracardiac devices. Endocarditis is characterized by...
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endocarditis

inflammation of cardiac tissue, usually caused by bacterial infection
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ENDOCARDITIS

When the endocardium or inner surface of the heart becomes inflamed or irritated.
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Endocarditis

Inflammation of the lining of the heart or heart valves
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