fibrinous pericarditis

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fibrinous pericarditis

[′fī·brə·nəs ‚per·ə‚kär′dīd·əs]
(medicine)
Inflammation of the pericardium involving the deposition of fibrin and leukocytes between the layers of the pericardium; seen in rheumatic carditis and acute infectious diseases.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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