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pneumopericardium

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The presence of gas in the pericardial cavity.

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  • noun medicine The presence of air in the pericardial cavity.

Etymologies

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pneumo- +‎ pericardium

Examples

  • Some findings that are difficult to visualize in a conventional autopsy can easily be seen in a full body CT, such as air distribution within the body -- e.g., in the pneumothorax, pneumopericardium, bloodstream (air embolism), and wound channels.

    Data Visualization In Medicine

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