Mediastinopericarditis



mediastinopericarditis me·di·as·ti·no·per·i·car·di·tis (mē’dē-ās’tə-nō-pěr’ĭ-kär-dī’tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the pericardium and of the surrounding mediastinal cellular tissue.

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