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[mahy-oh-kahr-dahy-tis] /ˌmaɪ oʊ kɑrˈdaɪ tɪs/

noun, Pathology.
inflammation of the myocardium.
inflammation of the heart muscle

myocarditis my·o·car·di·tis (mī’ō-kär-dī’tĭs)
See carditis.


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