Definition of Pericardial. Meaning of Pericardial. Synonyms of Pericardial

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Definition of Pericardial

Pericardial
Pericardiac Per`i*car"di*ac, Pericardial Per`i*car"di*al, a. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to pericardium; situated around the heart. Pericardial fluid (Physiol.), a serous fluid of a pale yellow color contained in the pericardium.

Meaning of Pericardial from wikipedia

- pericardium, also called pericardial sac, is a double-walled sac containing the heart and the roots of the great vessels. The pericardial sac has two layers...
- Pericardial effusion ("fluid around the heart") is an abnormal ac****ulation of fluid in the pericardial cavity. The pericardium is a 2-part membrane surrounding...
- The pericardial sinuses are impressions in the pericardial sac formed between the points where great vessels enter it. There are three pericardial sinuses:...
- Pericardial fluid is the serous fluid secreted by the serous layer of the pericardium into the pericardial cavity. The pericardium consists of two layers...
- Pericardial can refer to: Pericardial sinus Pericardium Pericardial effusion...
- Cardiac tamponade, also known as pericardial tamponade, is when fluid in the pericardium (the sac around the heart) builds up, resulting in compression...
- A pericardial window is a cardiac surgical procedure to create a fistula – or "window" – from the pericardial space to the pleural cavity. The purpose...
- A pericardial friction rub, also pericardial rub, is an audible medical sign used in the diagnosis of pericarditis. Upon auscultation, this sign is an...
- The pericardial heart valve was invented by Marian Ionescu, a British surgeon working at the General Infirmary in Leeds, England. He created this artificial...
- and chest trauma. Diagnosis is based on the presence of chest pain, a pericardial rub, specific electrocardiogram (ECG) changes, and fluid around the heart...
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