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Pronunciation: hi'dro-nu'mo-per'i-kar'de-um

Definition: The presence of a serous effusion and of gas in the pericardial sac.

Synonym(s): pneumohydropericardium

[hydro- + G. pneuma, air, + pericardium]

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