pericardial or per·i·car·di·ac [per-i-kahr-dee-uh l] ExamplesWord Origin adjective
- of or relating to the .
Origin of pericardial First recorded in 1645–55;+ Related formspost·per·i·car·di·al, adjectivesub·per·i·car·di·ac, adjectivesub·per·i·car·di·al, adjective Examples from the Web for pericardiac Historical Examples of pericardiac
The oesophageal, bronchial and pericardiac branches are sufficiently described by their names.
pericardiac in Medicine pericardiac [pĕr′ĭ-kär′dē-ăk′] adj.
- Surrounding or adjacent to the heart.
- Of or relating to the pericardium.