talc operation

talc op·er·a·tion

an obsolete operation in which magnesium silicate (talc) powder is applied to the epicardium to create a sterile granulomatous pericarditis and thus promote pericardial anastomoses with the coronary circulation.
Synonym(s): poudrage (2)

talc op·er·a·tion

(talk op-ĕr-ā'shŭn)
An obsolete operation in which magnesium silicate (talc) powder is applied to the epicardium to create a sterile granulomatous pericarditis and thus promote pericardial anastomoses with the coronary circulation.
Synonym(s): poudrage (2) .
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