The pericardium, containing a small heart, was a remarkably strong membrane, and the liver was as green as grass.
Under this name I also include the dropsy of the pericardium.
The existence of two renal organs in Patella, and their relation to the pericardium (a portion of the coelom), is important.
Thickening of the pericardium and subserous hemorrhages also occur.
The pleura lining the diaphragm, and also the pericardium, were finely injected.
Inflammation, as in pericarditis, inflammation of the pericardium.
Women are much tougher about the pericardium than we give them credit for, my dear fellow,—much.
In the Dog-fish, at least, it has no connection with the pericardium.
The pericardium contained a large quantity of the same kind of fluid, which was found in the cavity of the thorax.
There were numerous ecchymoses of both layers of the pericardium.
pericardium per·i·car·di·um (pěr'ĭ-kär'dē-əm)
n. pl. per·i·car·di·a (-dē-ə)
The fibroserous sac enclosing the heart and the roots of the great vessels, consisting of two layers: the visceral layer or epicardium, immediately surrounding the heart; and the outer parietal layer, which forms the sac and is lined with a serous membrane. Also called heart sac, theca cordis.