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Meaning of RHEUMATIC HEART DISEASE

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  heart disease caused by recurrent episodes of rheumatic fever; characterized by changes in the myocardium or scarring of the heart valves that reduce the power of the heart to pump blood
 
 See Also: cardiopathy, heart condition, heart disease

 

 

Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Rheumatic heart disease results from single or repeated attacks of rheumatic fever that produce rigidity and deformity of heart valves such that stenosis or regurgitation results.
 

 

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