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Pericardial Sac

Descriptions of Pericardial Sac

Pericardial Sac: the membrane surrounding the heart
Source: WordNet 2.1

Summary Information: Pericardial Sac

Pericardial Sac: The pericardial sac is a sac made of fibrous tissue that surrounds the heart. It also contains the roots of the great blood vessels, including the aorta, pulmonary artery, pulmonary veins, and the vena cavae. The pericardial sac provides a protective layer for the heart and includes the pericardial space. The pericardial space contains pericardial fluid, which acts as a lubricant for the pumping action of the heart.

Conditions that afflict the pericardium include pericarditis, pericardial effusion and cardiac tamponade.

Closely Related Organs: Pericardial Sac

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Pericardial Sac

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Other Names: Pericardial Sac

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Sub Parts: Pericardial Sac

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Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Pericardial Sac

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