pericardial

adjective
peri·car·di·al | \ ˌper-ə-ˈkär-dē-əl \

Definition of pericardial 

: of, relating to, or affecting the pericardium also : situated around the heart

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In 2013, just four years before Alysha Kellner got her diagnosis, doctors at CHOP, led by pediatric and fetal surgeon Alan Flake, performed the first successful open fetal surgery on a pericardial teratoma. Emily Sohn, Washington Post, "A tumor growing on her baby’s heart forced this pregnant mom to make a terrifying choice," 29 Apr. 2018 In 2013, just four years before Alysha Kellner got her diagnosis, doctors at CHOP, led by pediatric and fetal surgeon Alan Flake, performed the first successful open fetal surgery on a pericardial teratoma. The Washington Post, OregonLive.com, "Some people do better exercising at a low-intensity pace," 29 Apr. 2018 And hers was an even rarer type that is called a pericardial teratoma because it is found on the heart. Emily Sohn, Washington Post, "A tumor growing on her baby’s heart forced this pregnant mom to make a terrifying choice," 29 Apr. 2018 And hers was an even rarer type that is called a pericardial teratoma because it is found on the heart. The Washington Post, OregonLive.com, "Some people do better exercising at a low-intensity pace," 29 Apr. 2018

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1654, in the meaning defined above

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pericardial

adjective
peri·car·di·al | \ ˌper-ə-ˈkärd-ē-əl \

Medical Definition of pericardial 

: of, relating to, or affecting the pericardium also : situated around the heart

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