adhesive pericarditis


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Related to adhesive pericarditis: constrictive pericarditis

ad·he·sive per·i·car·di·tis

pericarditis with adhesions between the two pericardial layers, between the pericardium and heart, or between the pericardium and neighboring structures.
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ad·he·sive per·i·car·di·tis

(ad-hē'siv per'ē-kahr-dī'tis)
Pericarditis with adhesions between the two pericardial layers, between the pericardium and heart, or between the pericardium and neighboring structures.
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adhesive pericarditis

An old term for constrictive pericarditis.
See also: pericarditis
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