SYN: cardiomyopathy. [myocardium + G. pathos, suffering]
- alcoholic m. SYN: alcoholic cardiomyopathy.
- chagasic m. (cha′ga-sik) heart muscle disease due to Chagas disease (caused by Trypanosoma cruzi) in which right bundle branch block is common.

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myo·car·di·op·a·thy -.kärd-ē-'äp-ə-thē n, pl -thies disease of the myocardium

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myo·car·di·op·a·thy (mi″o-kahr″de-opґə-the) cardiomyopathy.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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