chicken breast

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chicken breast


chick′en-breast′ed adj.

chicken breast

n
(Pathology) pathol another name for pigeon breast
ˌchicken-ˈbreasted adj

chick′en breast`



n.
a congenital or acquired malformation of the chest in which there is abnormal projection of the sternum and the sternal region, often associated with rickets. Also called pigeon breast.
[1840–50]
chick′en-breast`ed, adj.
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Noun1.chicken breast - abnormal protrusion of the breastbone caused by ricketschicken breast - abnormal protrusion of the breastbone caused by rickets
deformity, malformation, misshapenness - an affliction in which some part of the body is misshapen or malformed