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diffuse inflammation of the heart.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
Simultaneous inflammation of the heart muscle and of the endocardium and pericardium.
[endo- + G. peri, around, + mys, muscle, + kardia, heart, + -itis, inflammation]
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Inflammation of all the structures of the heart.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
pancarditisInflammation of all parts of the heart-the lining (endocardium), the muscle (myocardium) and the surrounding sac (pericardium).
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
Inflammation of the lining of the heart, the sac around the heart, and the muscle of the heart.
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