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pericardiostomy per·i·car·di·os·to·my (pěr’ĭ-kär’dē-ŏs’tə-mē)
Surgical construction of an opening into the pericardium.


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  • Pericardium

    [per-i-kahr-dee-uh m] /ˌpɛr ɪˈkɑr di əm/ noun, plural pericardia [per-i-kahr-dee-uh] /ˌpɛr ɪˈkɑr di ə/ (Show IPA). Anatomy. 1. the membranous sac enclosing the heart. /ˌpɛrɪˈkɑːdɪəm/ noun (pl) -dia (-dɪə) 1. the membranous sac enclosing the heart n. early 15c., Latinized form of Greek perikardion “(membrane) around the heart” (Galen), from peri (prep.) “around, about” (see […]

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