- rheumatic c. pancarditis occurring in rheumatic fever, characterized by formation of Aschoff bodies in the cardiac interstitial tissue; may be associated with acute cardiac failure, endocarditis with small fibrin vegetations on the margins of closure of valve cusps (especially the mitral), and fibrinous pericarditis; it is frequently followed by scarring of the valves.

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car·di·tis kär-'dīt-əs n, pl car·dit·i·des -'dit-ə-.dēz inflammation of the heart muscle: MYOCARDITIS

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car·di·tis (kahr-diґtis) [cardi-(1) + -itis] inflammation of the heart.

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