Definitions for "Pericardium"
Keywords:  serous, sac, fibrous, kardia, membrane
The double baglike fold of serous membrane which incloses the heart.
The thin membrane that encloses the heart.
a loose serous membrane enclosing the heart.
As distinct from the Western medical concept of Pericardium, this concept from Traditional Chinese Medicine is more a way of describing a set of interrelated parts than an anatomical organ.