Definition of pericardiac in US English:

pericardiac

adjective

Anatomy Zoology
  • Pericardial.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Samuel Cooper (1780–1848), surgeon and writer. From peri- + cardiac, after pericardium.

Pronunciation

pericardiac

/ˌpɛrɪˈkɑːdɪak/