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

  • n. Inflammation of the pericardium.

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  • n. Inflammation of the pericardium, the membrane that surrounds the heart.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Inflammation of the pericardium.

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

  • n. inflammation of the pericardium

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Examples

  • Doug Davis was diagnosed with pericarditis, which is an inflammation of the lining around the heart.

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  • In spring 1997, he nearly died of a heart infection called pericarditis, but he bounced back to produce Time out of Mind later that year, his best-received work in years, which ushered in the current remarkable renaissance.

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  • Then they were worried that it might have given me "pericarditis" the same thing but with the membrane surrounding my heart.

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  • "Doug Davis was diagnosed with pericarditis, which is an inflammation of the lining around the heart.

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  • Aruba (inset) said that, "Constrictive pericarditis, which is the current complication he is dealing with, occurs when a thickened fibrinous pericardium (The membrane covering

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  • Aruba (inset) said that, "Constrictive pericarditis, which is the current complication he is dealing with, occurs when a thickened fibrinous pericardium (The membrane covering School junior Michael Ramirez Gants, who last month pegged a perfect score on the PSAT, acing the college aptitude test is not

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  • He was diagnosed with that condition, acute pericarditis, last fall after he complained of chest pain.

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  • The BBC reported in November that he had acute pericarditis, or inflammation of the lining around the heart.

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  • He went for medical treatment at a clinic in Jeddah for pericarditis, an inflammation of the membrane surrounding the heart.

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  • Yar'Adua went to a Saudi Arabian hospital on Nov. 24 to receive treatment for what officials described as a severe case of pericarditis, an inflammation of the sac surrounding the heart that can cause a fatal complication.

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