What does the word pericardium mean?

Usage examples for pericardium

  1. The Deacon leaped as if touched in the pericardium, and essayed to gain the door; but in his transit his knees denied their office, and he sank gibbering as his hand was upon the latch. – The Portland Sketch Book by Various
  2. " Disease of the heart," said they- I believe they called it " the pericardium"; and after paying a tribute of admiration to the loveliness of the dead lady, discussed the leading article of that day's Times with perfect equanimity. – M. or N. "Similia similibus curantur." by G.J. Whyte-Melville
  3. Inner layer of pericardium and outer lining of heart. – Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools by Francis M. Walters, A.M.

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