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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
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Optimus ille animi vindex laedentia pectus Vincula qui rupit, dedoluitque semel.
He had adopted the motto, "Act well, and let people talk." Planchet on his part, had adopted this, "Act and say nothing." 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.
Clair and Jonathan's son, Alex, is currently an outpatient at the hospital for a chest condition called pectus carinatum.
On examination, he had mild bowing of legs, marked lumbar lordosis, thoracic scoliosis, pectus carinatum and flat feet (Figure 1).
[USPRwire, Thu Dec 27 2018] Pectus bar system is widely used in pectus excavatum minimally invasive procedures, where approximately more than 1 in 1,000 people are affected by most common thoracic deformity.
The presence of rib flaring or pectus carinatum/ excavatum with asymmetry of the anterior chest wall was recorded as a yes or no variable, and was assessed visually with the patient both in the upright and supine positions.
These cases may be accompanied by dysmorphic findings, joint hyperelasticity, pectus excavatum, scoliosis, cafe-au lait spots, frontal bossing, hypertelorism, a short palpebral fissure, a long philtrum and proximal muscle myopathy (3).
Summary: Under the product type, the implant is expected to be dominant segment in the pectus bar system market due growing adoption and entrance of new product candidates.
Pectus excavatum, the most frequent congenital deformity of the anterior chest wall, has an incidence of 1 in 300 to 400 births and is 4 to 6 times more frequent in men than in women.
En el latin figura el termino pectus, que significa pecho (Mir).