Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Inflammation of the myocardium.

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  • n. Inflammation of the myocardium.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Inflammation of the myocardium.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In pathology, inflammation of the myocardium.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. inflammation of the myocardium (the muscular tissue of the heart)

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Examples

  • Around one in five cocaine addicts suffer from an inflammation of heart muscle, known as myocarditis, and the researchers said that a quarter of non-fatal heart attacks among the under-45s are associated with cocaine.

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  • In a report published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Dr. Andras Bratincsak of Rady Children's Hospital and the University of California San Diego reported on four cases of a heart inflammation called myocarditis among children there in just one month.

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  • Doctors say died from a rare heart disease called myocarditis, or the inflammation of the heart muscle.

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  • An autopsy revealed that the teenage player suffered from chronic myocarditis, meaning he should not have been allowed to play hockey.

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  • The relatively high incidence of adverse events in immunocompetent individuals following immunization with the currently licensed vaccine (NYCBH virus / DryVax) [1], such as myocarditis and eczema vaccinatum, has been a recent deterrent to immunizing the general population

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  • Sadly, he died shortly before turning 52 in 1946 from coronary thrombosis triggered by chronic myocarditis as a result of the acromegaly.

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  • One had quoted statistics about the survival expectancy for those diagnosed with myocarditis—one-third get better, one-third live with the disease, and one-third die—and then told her to wait it out.

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  • Added Ms. Moose, who suffers from myocarditis and co-founded the Myocarditis Foundation with her husband in 2003, "He feels that the patients will do better if the decisions are their own."

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  • A heart infection called myocarditis, chemotherapy drugs, metabolic disorders or muscle disorders are among the factors that can cause cardiomyopathy in a child or teenager.

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  • Aggressive anti-inflammatory therapy for myocarditis

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