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

  • n. Inflammation of a valve, especially a cardiac valve.

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  • n. Inflammation of a valve, especially a heart valve.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Inflammation of the tissues forming a valve, usually one of the valves of the heart.

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

  • n. inflammation of a valve (especially of a cardiac valve as a consequence of rheumatic fever)


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