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pericardial

[per-i-kahr-dee-uh l] /ˌpɛr ɪˈkɑr di əl/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the pericardium.
Also, pericardiac.
Origin
1645-1655
1645-55; pericardi(um) + -al1
Related forms
postpericardial, adjective
subpericardiac, adjective
subpericardial, adjective
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  • Then he cut out a large square, a pericardial window, to prevent fluid from ever building up again.
  • When listening to the heart with a stethoscope, the health care provider can hear a sound called a pericardial rub.

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