verrucous endocarditis

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verrucous endocarditis

[və′rü·kəs ¦en·dō·kār′dīd·əs]
(medicine)
Small thrombotic, nonbacterial, wartlike lesions on the heart valves and endocardium, occurring frequently in systemic lupus erythematosus. Also known as terminal endocarditis.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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