epicardial

1. Relating to the epicardia. 2. Relating to the epicardium.

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epi·car·di·al -ē-əl adj of or relating to the epicardium

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  • epicardial — adjective see epicardium …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • epicardial — See epicardium. * * * …   Universalium

  • epicardial — adjective Of or pertaining to the epicardium …   Wiktionary

  • epicardial — adj. (Anatomy) pertaining to the epicardium, pertaining to the outer membrane of the heart …   English contemporary dictionary

  • epicardial — ep·i·car·di·al …   English syllables

  • epicardial — …   Useful english dictionary

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  • epicardium — epicardial, epicardiac, adj. /ep i kahr dee euhm/, n., pl. epicardia / dee euh/. Anat. the inner serous layer of the pericardium, lying directly upon the heart. [1860 65; < NL; see EPI , CARDIUM] * * * …   Universalium

  • Minimaze procedure — Intervention ICD 9 CM 37.33 The mini maze procedures are cardiac surgery procedures intended to cure atrial fibrillation (AF), a common disturbance of heart rhythm. They are procedures derived from the original maze proce …   Wikipedia

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