pericardiocentesis etymology

English word pericardiocentesis comes from English peri- (Around or surrounding:. Near:.), English cardio- ((anatomy) Pertaining to the heart.), English -centesis ((medical) Puncture and aspiration of.)

Detailed word origin of pericardiocentesis

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
peri- English (eng) Around or surrounding:. Near:.
cardio- English (eng) (anatomy) Pertaining to the heart.
-centesis English (eng) (medical) Puncture and aspiration of.
pericardiocentesis English (eng) (surgery) The removal of fluid from the pericardium for therapeutic or diagnostic purposes.

Words with the same origin as pericardiocentesis

Descendants of peri-
endoperitrophic perianth peribacteroid pericapsidic pericapsular pericardial perichondral pericyte peridural perigalactic perihydro perilimbal perimortem perimuscular perineural perinodal periparturient periprosthetic periscope perisplenic perithreshold perithymic periventricular περικοπή
Descendants of cardio-
cardiocirculatory cardiodepressive cardiofacial cardiofaciocutaneous cardiogenic cardiogram cardiology cardiomegaly cardiomuscular cardiomyopathy cardioneurotic cardioprotection cardiopulmonary cardiorenal cardiorespirography cardiosurgery cardiothoracic cardiotonic cardiotropic cardiovalvular cardiovascular cardioviral phonocardiography seismocardiography
Descendants of -centesis
abdominocentesis amniocentesis cordocentesis cystocentesis paracentesis