Definition of myocarditis in English:

myocarditis

noun

Medicine
  • [mass noun] Inflammation of the heart muscle.

    • ‘Patients with cardiac involvement may present with pericarditis, myocarditis, or cardiac conduction blocks.’
    • ‘Finally, complications such as myocarditis, pancreatitis, pericarditis, and polyarthritis can occur.’
    • ‘They may also cause myocarditis, an infection of the heart muscle.’
    • ‘Coronary arteritis and myocarditis are the principal causes of morbidity and mortality.’
    • ‘It can also be caused by ischemia, myocarditis, or fibrosis.’

Pronunciation:

myocarditis

/ˌmʌɪəʊkɑːˈdʌɪtɪs/