accretio cordis

noun

ac·​cre·​tio cor·​dis ə-ˌkrē-sh(ē-)ō-ˈkȯrd-əs How to pronounce accretio cordis (audio)
: adhesive pericarditis in which there are adhesions extending from the pericardium to the mediastinum, pleurae, diaphragm, and chest wall

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“Accretio cordis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/accretio%20cordis. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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