pericardial

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per·i·car·di·um

 (pĕr′ĭ-kär′dē-əm)
n. pl. per·i·car·di·a (-dē-ə)
The membranous sac filled with serous fluid that encloses the heart and the roots of the aorta and other large blood vessels.

[New Latin, from Greek perikardion, from perikardios, around the heart : peri-, peri- + kardiā, heart; see kerd- in Indo-European roots.]

per′i·car′di·al (-dē-əl), per′i·car′di·ac′ (-dē-ăk′) adj.
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Adj.1.pericardial - located around the heart or relating to or affecting the pericardium; "pericardial space"
Translations

pericardial

a. pericardíaco, rel. al pericardio;
___ effusionderrame pericardiaco;
___ friction soundroce pericardiaco;
___ puncturepunción pericardiaca.

pericardial

adj pericárdico
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CMR can more accurately delineate pericardial inflammation by means of pericardial late gadolinium enhancement.
CMR can assess haemodynamic events like septal bounce, as well as identify pericardial inflammation and pericardial-myocardial adherence.