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[mass noun] Inflammation of the heart.
- ‘The hallmarks of rheumatic fever include arthritis, carditis, cutaneous disease, chorea, and subsequent acquired valvular disease.’
- ‘First or second degree block, however, can occur with rheumatic carditis, diphtheria, digoxin overdose, and congenital heart defects.’
- ‘Complications of untreated Lyme disease include carditis, neuroborreliosis, arthritis and acrodermatitis chronica atrophicans.’
- ‘At autopsy, these animals presented acute tubular necrosis, esteatosis, carditis, and diffuse alveolar damage.’
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