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Pronunciation: en'do-per'i-mi'o-kar-di'tis

Definition: Simultaneous inflammation of the heart muscle and of the endocardium and pericardium.

Synonym(s): pancarditis

[endo- + G. peri, around, + mys, muscle, + kardia, heart, + -itis, inflammation]

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