Definition of pleuropericarditis in English:

pleuropericarditis

noun

  • Inflammation of the pleura and pericardium.

Pronunciation

pleuropericarditis

/ˌplʊərə(ʊ)pɛrɪkɑːˈdʌɪtɪs/ /ˌplɔːrə(ʊ)pɛrɪkɑːˈdʌɪtɪs/

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Lancet.