Definition of Pericardium, parietal

Reviewed on 6/3/2021

Pericardium, parietal: The tough, thickened outer layer of the pericardium. The parietal pericardium loosely cloaks the heart and is attached to the central part of the diaphragm and the back of the breastbone.

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