Definition of Parietal pericardium

1. Noun. The tough outermost layer of the pericardium that is attached to the diaphragm and the sternum.

Group relationships: Pericardium
Generic synonyms: Serosa, Serous Membrane

Lexicographical Neighbors of Parietal Pericardium

parietal gyrus
parietal hernia
parietal layer
parietal layer of leptomeninges
parietal layer of serous pericardium
parietal lobe
parietal lobe epilepsy
parietal lobe of cerebrum
parietal lobes
parietal lymph nodes
parietal margin
parietal nodes
parietal notch
parietal pelvic fascia
parietal pericardium (current term)
parietal placentation
parietal plate
parietal pleura
parietal region
parietal thrombus
parietal tuber
parietal veins
parietal wall
parietic acid

Literary usage of Parietal pericardium

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. An Index of differential diagnosis of main symptoms by Herbert French (1918)
"Adhesions between the parietal pericardium and the structures outside it, ... If the parietal pericardium is adherent both to the pleune and to the ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1890)
"Speaking generally, the outer layer of the parietal pericardium could be ... In places certainly the whole of the parietal pericardium was membranous, ..."

3. Surgery, Its Principles and Practice by William Williams Keen (1909)
"The parietal pleura and the parietal pericardium are very sensitive to pain (the intercostal and both phrenic nerves). In resections and extirpation of ..."

4. A Hand-book of Post-mortem Examinations and of Morbid Anatomy by Francis Delafield (1872)
"The calcification takes place in the membranous thickenings and adhesions of the pericardium, in the parietal pericardium, or in the cheesy masses of ..."

5. A Laboratory Manual for Elementary Zoölogy by Libbie Henrietta Hyman (1919)
"... or visceral pericardium; the outer sac as already noted is loose and separated from the heart by the pericardial cavity, forming a parietal pericardium. ..."

6. The Journal of Experimental Medicine by Rockefeller University, Rockefeller Institute, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (1899)
"parietal pericardium adherent to the visceral layer only over the situation of ... Wound in auricle firmly healed and parietal pericardium adherent to it. ..."

7. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1894)
"The lower and inner half of the parietal pericardium was thickened ; and upon being cut into, down upon the diaphragm, an abscess cavity was exposed lying ..."

8. Appleton's New Practical Cyclopedia: A New Work of Reference Based Upon the edited by Marcus Benjamin, Arthur Elmore Bostwick, Gerald Van Casteel, George Jotham Hagar (1920)
"The outer or parietal pericardium is in relation with the median surfaces of the lungs and below with the diaphragm, to which it is attached by a ligament. ..."

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