myopericarditis


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myopericarditis

 [mi″o-per″ĭ-kahr-di´tis]
inflammation of both the myocardium and pericardium.

my·o·per·i·car·di·tis

(mī'ō-per'i-kar-dī'tis),
Inflammation of the muscular wall of the heart and of the enveloping pericardium; also, perimyocarditis--choice of term determined by whether the principal involvement is pericardial or myocardial.
[myo- + pericarditis]

myopericarditis

/myo·peri·car·di·tis/ (mi″o-per″ĭ-kahr-di´tis) myocarditis combined with pericarditis.

my·o·per·i·car·di·tis

(mī'ō-per'i-kahr-dī'tis)
Inflammation of the muscular wall of the heart and of the enveloping pericardium; also, perimyocarditis.

myopericarditis

inflammation of both the myocardium and pericardium.
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