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Introduction: Pericardium

Description of Pericardium

Pericardium: a double-layered serous membrane that surrounds the heart.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Pericardium: membranous sac that envelops the heart and the roots of the great vessels.
Source: CRISP

Pericardium: The fibroserous sac surrounding the heart and the roots of the great vessels.
Source: MESH OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

Pericardium: A conical fibro-serous sac surrounding the HEART and the roots of the great vessels (AORTA; VENAE CAVAE; PULMONARY ARTERY). The pericardium consists of two layers or sacs, the outer fibrous pericardium and the inner serous pericardium (or epicardium).
Source: MeSH 2007

Pericardium: Related Topics

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Pericardium as an Organ

Pericardium (organ): The pericardium is a sac made of fibrous tissue that surrounds the...more »

Pericardium (organ): See Pericardium (organ information).

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Source - MeSH 2007

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Broader terms for Pericardium

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Source - WordNet 2.1

The term Pericardium can be used for:

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Pericardium

The following list attempts to classify Pericardium into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

MESH - OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

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