Definition of pericardial in English:

pericardial

adjective

Anatomy
  • See pericardium

    • ‘In the present series, edema, manifested locally as tissue swelling and systemically as pulmonary edema and pleural and pericardial effusions, was a prominent feature.’
    • ‘She underwent reconstruction of the aortic root with enlargement of the aortic root and pericardial patch placement.’
    • ‘These risks include bleeding, infection, hematoma, pneumothorax, pericardial effusion, myocardial infarction, stroke, and death.’
    • ‘After the lung and tumor are removed, a vascular pedicle of pericardial fat is loosely sutured to the bronchial stump.’
    • ‘One end of the needle was in the pericardial cavity, and the other was in the left ventricular cavity with organized thrombus covering the length of the needle.’

Pronunciation

pericardial

/ˌpɛrɪˈkɑːdɪəl/