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epicardium

ep·i·car·di·um

epicardium

 
pronunciation:
e p kar di m
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part of speech: noun
inflections: epicardia
definition: the inner layer of the thin membranous sac that surrounds the heart. (See pericardium.)
derivation: epicardial (adj.)
Word Parts
The word epicardium contains the following parts:
cardi, cardio Greek root that means heart
synonyms:
cor2, cour2, cord