adherent pericardium

péricardite adhésive

English-French medical dictionary. 2015.

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  • adherent pericardium — a pericardium that is abnormally connected with the heart by dense fibrous tissue, as in adhesive pericarditis …   Medical dictionary

  • Pericardium — Per i*car di*um, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ?, fr. ? about or near the heart; ? about + ? heart.] (Anat.) The double baglike fold of serous membrane which incloses the heart. [1913 Webster] Note: The inner layer is closely adherent to the outer surface of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pericardium — The conical sac of fibrous tissue that surrounds the heart and the roots of the great blood vessels. The pericardium’s outer coat (the parietal pericardium) is tough and thickened, loosely cloaks the heart, and is attached to the central part of… …   Medical dictionary

  • Pericardium, visceral — The inner layer of the pericardium, a conical sac of fibrous tissue that surrounds the heart and the roots of the great blood vessels. The pericardium has outer and inner coats. The outer coat is tough and thickened, loosely cloaks the heart, and …   Medical dictionary

  • Pericardium, parietal — The outer layer of the pericardium which is a conical sac of fibrous tissue that surrounds the heart and the roots of the great blood vessels. The pericardium has outer and inner coats. The outer coat is tough and thickened, loosely cloaks the… …   Medical dictionary

  • Visceral pericardium — The inner layer of the pericardium, a conical sac of fibrous tissue that surrounds the heart and the roots of the great blood vessels. The pericardium has outer and inner coats. The outer coat is tough and thickened, loosely cloaks the heart, and …   Medical dictionary

  • Serous pericardium — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = pericardium serosum GraySubject = GrayPage = Caption = A transverse section of the thorax, showing the contents of the middle and the posterior mediastinum. The pleural and pericardial cavities are… …   Wikipedia

  • Parietal pericardium — The outer layer of the pericardium which is a conical sac of fibrous tissue that surrounds the heart and the roots of the great blood vessels. The pericardium has outer and inner coats. The outer coat is tough and thickened, loosely cloaks the… …   Medical dictionary

  • Pericarditis — Inflammation of the lining around the heart (the pericardium) causing chest pain and accumulation of fluid around the heart (pericardial * * * Inflammation of the pericardium. acute fibrinous p. the usual lesion of acute p. in which inflammation… …   Medical dictionary

  • Sign — Any abnormality that indicates a disease process, such as a change in appearance, sensation, or function, that is observed by a physician when evaluating a patient. * * * 1. Any abnormality indicative of disease, discoverable on examination of… …   Medical dictionary

  • pericardiolysis — n. the surgical separation of adhesion between the heart and surrounding structures within the ribcage (adherent pericardium). The operation has now fallen into disuse. * * * peri·car·di·ol·y·sis (per″e kahr″de olґĭ sis)… …   Medical dictionary

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