valvular endocarditis


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Related to valvular endocarditis: chronic endocarditis, vegetative endocarditis

val·vu·lar en·do·car·di·tis

inflammation confined to the endocardium of the valves.

val·vu·lar en·do·car·di·tis

(val'vyū-lăr en'dō-kahr-dī'tis)
Inflammation confined to the endocardium of the valves.
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The cause of death in these animals included meningoencephalitis and/ or sepsis with or without valvular endocarditis. This finding mirrors the secondary bacterial infections characteristic of infected and immunosuppressed European harbor seals during PDV epidemics (1).