ac·cre·ti·o cor·dis(ă-krē'shē-ō kōr'dis), Avoid the misspelling acretio cordis.
Adhesion of the pericardium to adjacent extracardiac structures.
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ac·cre·ti·o cor·dis(ă-krē'shē-ō kōr'dis)
Pericarditis involving an adhesion extending from the pericardium to the mediastinum, pleura, diaphragm, and chest wall.
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The extension of fibrous bands from the external pericardium to surrounding structures, resulting in angulation and torsion of the heart.
See also: accretio
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