pericardial membrane
Muscular membrane which separates heart from rest of body cavity [Holdich and Jones, 1983].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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  • pericardial sinus — Space, bounded ventrally by a pericardial membrane, within which the heart lies [Holdich and Jones, 1983]. (Order Anostraca): In circulatory system, elongate cavity surrounding heart. Blood collects within sinus and enters heart through ostia;… …   Crustacea glossary

  • Pericardial fluid — is secreted by the serous membrane on the pericardious sac on the outside of the heart. The pericardial cavity contains between 15 and 50ml of pericardial fluid. It is similar to the serous fluid that is found in the brain for cushioning and… …   Wikipedia

  • pericardial space — noun the space between the layers of the pericardium that contains fluid that lubricates the membrane surfaces and allows easy heart movement • Syn: ↑pericardial cavity • Hypernyms: ↑cavity, ↑bodily cavity, ↑cavum * * * noun see pericardial sinus …   Useful english dictionary

  • pericardial — pericardium ► NOUN (pl. pericardia) Anatomy ▪ the membrane enclosing the heart. DERIVATIVES pericardial adjective. ORIGIN Latin, from Greek peri around + kardia heart …   English terms dictionary

  • pericardial cavity — noun the space between the layers of the pericardium that contains fluid that lubricates the membrane surfaces and allows easy heart movement • Syn: ↑pericardial space • Hypernyms: ↑cavity, ↑bodily cavity, ↑cavum * * * noun 1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • pericardial sac — noun the membrane surrounding the heart • Hypernyms: ↑sac …   Useful english dictionary

  • pericardial septum — noun : a membrane separating the pericardium of an insect from the main body cavity and formed in part by the alary muscles …   Useful english dictionary

  • Serous membrane — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = tunica serosa GraySubject = GrayPage = Caption = Layers of the enteric nervous system. (Serosa at top, in red.) Caption2 = Stomach. (Serosa is labeled at far right, and is colored yellow.) Precursor =… …   Wikipedia

  • Buccopharyngeal membrane — Infobox Embryology Name = PAGENAME Latin = GraySubject = 6 GrayPage = 47 Caption = Human embryo about fifteen days old. Brain and heart represented from right side. Digestive tube and yolk sac in median section. (Buccopharyngeal membrane labeled… …   Wikipedia

  • serous membrane — the membrane lining the pericardial and peritoneal cavities and supporting the organs therein …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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