Meaning of myocarditis in English:


Pronunciation /ˌmʌɪə(ʊ)kɑːˈdʌɪtɪs/


mass nounMedicine
  • Inflammation of the heart muscle.

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