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pericardium

per·i·car·di·um

pericardium

 
pronunciation:
pe rih kar di m
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part of speech: noun
inflections: pericardia
definition: in vertebrates, the membranous sac enclosing the heart.
derivations: pericardiac (adj.), pericardial (adj.)
Word Parts
The word pericardium contains the following parts:
cardi, cardio Greek root that means heart
synonyms:
cor2, cour2, cord