Definition of pericardiectomy in English:

pericardiectomy

noun

  • Surgical removal of all or part of the pericardium; an instance of this.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Thomas Stedman (1853–1938). From pericardium + -ectomy.

Pronunciation

pericardiectomy

/ˌpɛrɪkɑːdɪˈɛktəmi/