pericardiectomy


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pericardiectomy

 [per″ĭ-kahr″de-ek´to-me]
excision of a portion of the pericardium.

per·i·car·di·ec·to·my

(per'i-kar-dē-ek'tŏ-mē),
Excision of a portion of the pericardium.
Synonym(s): pericardectomy
[pericardium + G. ektomē, excision]

pericardiectomy

/peri·car·di·ec·to·my/ (-kahr″de-ek´tah-me) excision of a portion of the pericardium.

pericardiectomy

(pĕr′ĭ-kär′dē-ĕk′tə-mē)
n.
Surgical excision of a portion of the pericardium.

pericardiectomy

[per′i·kär′dē·ek′tə·mē]
Etymology: Gk, peri, around + kardia, heart + ektomē, excision
excision of the pericardium.

per·i·car·di·ec·to·my

(per'i-kahr'dē-ek'tŏ-mē)
Excision of a portion of the pericardium.
[pericardium + G. ektomē, excision]

pericardiectomy

excision of a portion of the pericardium.
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