pericardiocentesis


peri·car·dio·cen·te·sis

noun
\ˌper-ə-ˌkärd-ē-ō-(ˌ)sen-ˈtē-səs\
plural peri·car·dio·cen·te·ses \-ˌsēz\

Definition of PERICARDIOCENTESIS

: surgical puncture of the pericardium especially to aspirate pericardial fluid

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