[ hē′mō-pĕr′ĭ-kärdē-əm ]


Blood in the pericardial sac.
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Examples from the Web for hemopericardium

  • One such case seen only at autopsy had a rupture of the aorta just above the sinus of Valsalva and died of hemopericardium.

    Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension:|Louis Marshall Warfield
  • Hmothorax and hemopericardium occur, especially associated with local inflammatory processes of tuberculous nature.

    Scurvy Past and Present|Alfred Fabian Hess