pericardiostomy

noun

peri·​car·​di·​os·​to·​my ˌper-ə-ˌkärd-ē-ˈäs-tə-mē How to pronounce pericardiostomy (audio)
plural pericardiostomies
: surgical formation of an opening into the pericardium

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“Pericardiostomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pericardiostomy. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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