lamina parietalis pericardii serosi

[TA] parietal layer of serous pericardium: the outer of the two layers of the serous pericardium, lining the fibrous pericardium. Called also parietal pericardium.

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  • Lamina — A plate or layer. For example, the lamina arcus vertebrae, usually just called the lamina, are plates of bone in each vertebral body. * * * SYN: plate (1). SEE ALSO: layer, stratum. [L] l. affixa [TA] that part of the medial ependymal wall of the …   Medical dictionary

  • parietal layer of serous pericardium — lamina parietalis pericardii serosi …   Medical dictionary

  • layer — A sheet of one substance lying on another and distinguished from it by a difference in texture or color or by not being continuous with it. SEE ALSO: stratum, lamina. SYN: panniculus. ameloblastic l. the internal l. of the enamel organ. SYN: enam …   Medical dictionary

  • pericardium serosum — [TA] serous pericardium the inner serous portion of the pericardium consisting of two layers, the lamina parietalis pericardii serosi, which is apposed to the fibrous pericardium, and the lamina visceralis pericardii serosi, or epicardium, which… …   Medical dictionary

  • pericardial reflection — a point or line of folding along which the lamina visceralis pericardii serosi (visceral pericardium) becomes the lamina parietalis pericardii serosi (parietal pericardium) …   Medical dictionary

  • Parietal pericardium — The outer layer of the pericardium which is a conical sac of fibrous tissue that surrounds the heart and the roots of the great blood vessels. The pericardium has outer and inner coats. The outer coat is tough and thickened, loosely cloaks the… …   Medical dictionary

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