epicardium

noun epi·car·di·um \ ˌe-pə-ˈkär-dē-əm \

Definition of epicardium

plural epicardia play \ˌe-pə-ˈkär-dē-ə\
: the inner layer of the pericardium that closely envelops the heart

epicardial

play \ˌe-pə-ˈkär-dē-əl\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of epicardium

New Latin


Medical Dictionary

epicardium

noun epi·car·di·um \ -ē-əm \

medical Definition of epicardium

plural -dia play \-ē-ə\
: the visceral part of the pericardium that closely envelops the heart called also visceral pericardium; compare parietal pericardium

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