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Related to pectus: pectus carinatum
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Noun1.Pectus - the part of the human torso between the neck and the diaphragm or the corresponding part in other vertebratespectus - the part of the human torso between the neck and the diaphragm or the corresponding part in other vertebrates
craniate, vertebrate - animals having a bony or cartilaginous skeleton with a segmented spinal column and a large brain enclosed in a skull or cranium
body part - any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity
breastbone, sternum - the flat bone that articulates with the clavicles and the first seven pairs of ribs
thoracic aorta - a branch of the descending aorta; divides into the iliac arteries
thoracic vein, vena thoracica - veins that drain the thoracic walls
gall bladder, gallbladder - a muscular sac attached to the liver that stores bile (secreted by the liver) until it is needed for digestion
area of cardiac dullness - a triangular area of the front of the chest (determined by percussion); corresponds to the part of the heart not covered by the lungs
torso, trunk, body - the body excluding the head and neck and limbs; "they moved their arms and legs and bodies"
female chest, bust - the chest of a woman
male chest - the chest of a man
musculus pectoralis, pecs, pectoral, pectoral muscle, pectoralis - either of two large muscles of the chest
chest cavity, thoracic cavity - the cavity in the vertebrate body enclosed by the ribs between the diaphragm and the neck and containing the lungs and heart
breast, chest - the front of the trunk from the neck to the abdomen; "he beat his breast in anger"
rib cage - the bony enclosing wall of the chest
References in classic literature ?
Optimus ille animi vindex laedentia pectus Vincula qui rupit, dedoluitque semel.
It resulted from this, that, according to the custom of all superior geniuses, these two men flattered themselves intra pectus, with being in the right against all who found fault with them.
His parents reported that he possessed pectus carinatum at age of 2 years and scoliosis at age of 8 years.
These high opioid doses were likely to be seen in patients undergoing three procedures known to have considerable postoperative pain: pectus repair, posterior arthrodesis, and supracondylar fracture fixation.
LoSasso, a leading pectus surgery specialist and pediatric surgeon, founder of the successful West Coast Center of Excellence for Pectus, has announced the relocation of his office to Pediatric Surgical Associates, P.
North American and European specialists with experience in pediatric exercise testing describe the clinical applicability of pediatric exercise tests; conducting them; the testing procedure and its measurement variables; and practical approaches to complaints commonly seen in the exercise testing lab, such as congenital and acquired heart disease, exercise-induced dyspnea, chest pain with exercise, presyncope and syncope with exercise, and exercise fatigue, as well as special populations: children with pectus excavatum, obesity, intellectual disability, and neuromuscular disease.
He had facial dysmorphism suggestive of Noonan syndrome including frontal bossing, downslanting palpebral fissures, thick lips, anteverted nose, low-set and posteriorly rotated ears and short webbed neck withlow posterior hairline, dental caries, thoracic deformation with pectus excavatum, hypospadias, cryptorchidism, fingers' hyperlaxity, valgus flat feet, loose excess skin on hands and heart murmur (Figure 1).
Skeletal anomalies; Sprengel deformity, pectus deformity, syndactilia 4.
Layla, five, was diagnosed with pectus carinatum, more commonly known as pigeon chest, in 2016.
He had pectus excavatum and there were multipl cafe au lait spots at lower extremities and hyperpigmented macules on the glans penis.
Subsequently, several anomalies were evidenced: narrow palate, pectus excavatum, recurrent hernias, arachnodactyly, general marfanoid physical aspect, and joint laxity with a high degree of elbow extension, besides cardiac and ocular anomalies.
The patient had severe scoliosis, thorax deformities with pectus carinatus.