myopericarditis

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

myo- +‎ pericarditis

Noun[edit]

myopericarditis (uncountable)

  1. (medicine) A combination of myocarditis and pericarditis, where there is fluid in the heart.
    • 2008 January 1, Sandeep Jauhar, M.D., “Explain a Medical Error? Sure. Apologize Too?”, New York Times:
      Though surprised, I quickly explained that the problem was probably myopericarditis, where inflammation of the surrounding membrane can partially involve the heart muscle.