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myocardiopathy

 [mi″o-kar″de-op´ah-the]
any noninflammatory disease of the myocardium.
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car·di·o·my·op·a·thy

(kar'dē-ō-mī-op'ă-thē),
Disease of the myocardium. As a disease classification, the term is used in several different senses, but is limited by the World Health Organization to: "Primary disease process of heart muscle in absence of a known underlying etiology" when referring to idiopathic cardiomyopathy.
Synonym(s): myocardiopathy
[cardio- + G. mys, muscle, + pathos, disease]
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car·di·o·my·op·a·thy

(kahr'dē-ō-mī-op'ă-thē)
Disease of the myocardium; a primary disease of heart muscle in the absence of a known underlying etiology.
Synonym(s): myocardiopathy.
[cardio- + G. mys, muscle, + pathos, disease]
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