Pericardial vein

pericardial vein n.
Any of several small veins from the pericardium that empty into the brachiocephalic vein or the superior vena cava.


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    pericardiectomy per·i·car·di·ec·to·my (pěr’ĭ-kär’dē-ěk’tə-mē) n. Excision of a portion of the pericardium.

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    pericardiocentesis per·i·car·di·o·cen·te·sis (pěr’ĭ-kär’dē-ō-sěn-tē’sĭs) n. Paracentesis of the pericardium.

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    pericardioperitoneal per·i·car·di·o·per·i·to·ne·al (pěr’ĭ-kär’dē-ō-pěr’ĭ-tn-ē’əl) adj. Relating to the pericardial and peritoneal cavities.

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