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pari·etal peri·cardi·um

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  1. parietal pericardiumnoun

    the tough outermost layer of the pericardium that is attached to the diaphragm and the sternum


  1. parietal pericardium

    The pericardium, also called pericardial sac, is a double-walled sac containing the heart and the roots of the great vessels. It has two layers, an outer layer made of strong connective tissue (fibrous pericardium), and an inner layer made of serous membrane (serous pericardium). It encloses the pericardial cavity, which contains pericardial fluid, and defines the middle mediastinum. It separates the heart from interference of other structures, protects it against infection and blunt trauma, and lubricates the heart's movements. The English name originates from the Ancient Greek prefix "peri-" (περί; "around") and the suffix "-cardion" (κάρδιον; "heart").


  1. parietal pericardium

    The parietal pericardium is the outer layer of the pericardium, a double-walled sac that surrounds, protects, and lubricates the heart. It is made up of two layers: an outer fibrous layer that provides mechanical protection and anchoring, and an inner serous layer that produces pericardial fluid to reduce friction between the pericardium and the heart.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of parietal pericardium in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of parietal pericardium in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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