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hydropericardium <i>n.</i>

Elizabeth Martin and Tanya McFerran

in A Dictionary of Nursing

Fifth edition

Published in print January 2008 | ISBN: 9780199211777
Published online January 2008 | e-ISBN: 9780191726774
hydropericardium n.

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accumulation of a clear serous fluid within the membranous sac surrounding the heart. It occurs in many cases of pericarditis

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Subjects: Nursing Studies

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