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View in Spanish: Pericardio parietal

Parietal pericardium (puh-RY-uh-tul PAYR-ih-KAR-dee-um)
The outer layer of the pericardium, which is a thin sac of tissue that surrounds the heart.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.