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rheumat'ic heart' disease"

damage to the heart, esp. to the valves, as a result of rheumatic fever, characterized by inflammation of the myocardium or scarring and malfunction of the heart valves.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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