- accretio cordis
* * *ac·cre·tio cor·dis ə-.krē-sh(ē-)ō-'kȯrd-əs n adhesive pericarditis in which there are adhesions extending from the pericardium to the mediastinum, pleurae, diaphragm, and chest wall
* * *accretio pericardii a form of adhesive pericarditis in which adhesions extend from the pericardium to the pleurae, diaphragm, and chest wall.
Medical dictionary. 2011.