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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A serous membrane with two layers that surrounds the heart.

Usage examples (36)
  • The heart is surrounded by a sac called the pericardium.
  • The pericardium is a sac that surrounds your heart and its large blood vessels.
  • The pericardium was a little firmer than usual, and contained about five ounces of water.
  • If the pericardium is the principal seat of the disease, the pulse is quick and irregular. for more
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