Medical Dictionary

pericardiocentesis


pericardiocentesis

noun peri·car·dio·cen·te·sis
\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
February 28, 2015
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