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Pericardial rub

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Definition

noun

A form of friction rub between two serous membranes possibly due to pathological conditions such as caused by inflammatory exudate or by nonadhesive fibrosis.


Supplement

The pericardial rub is used to diagnose pericarditis or other pathological conditions in the pericardium.


Also called: pericardial friction rub

See also: friction rub