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
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His parents reported that he possessed pectus carinatum at age of 2 years and scoliosis at age of 8 years.
Layla, five, was diagnosed with pectus carinatum, more commonly known as pigeon chest, in 2016.
pulmonary tuberculosis, chest deformities like pectus carinatum, pectus excavatum, thoracolumbar scoliosis, diaphragmatic hernias diagnosed on history, examination and chest x-rays were excluded from the study.
Respiratory system is bilaterally asymmetrical in the form of significant anterior protuberance of sternal area referring to Pectus Carinatum chest.
Alternatively, some patients develop pectus carinatum, where the chest protrudes abnormally.
World-class surgeons descended on the University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff last week to conduct Britain's first pectus carinatum operation.
Estos pacientes son estudiados y clasificados segun criterio propio evaluando el grado de deformidad de la pared condrocostal (3) en: Grado I (GI): pared condrocostal normal, Grado II (GII): pared condrocostal normal con pectus carinatum contralateral y Grado III (GIII): dismorfia condral o agenesia cartilaginosa con costilla hipoplasica (hernia de pulmon) con o sin pectus carinatum contralateral.
Caracteristicas clinicas: Baja estatura, anomalias en costillas, escoliosis (10-15%), hombros redondeados, genu valgo y pie equinovano (10-15%), pectus carinatum en la parte superior pectus excayatum en la parte inferior, pezones muy separados y de implantacion baja.
A brace compression for pectus carinatum, a chest wall deformity in which the breastbone is bowed and pushed outward, resembling a bird's breast (affecting one in 1,500 kids);
Clinically, most children with metatropic dysplasia are short statured with rhizomelia, prominent stiff joints, pectus carinatum, and severe kyphoscoliosis.
Physical examination showed pectus carinatum, short neck, knock knees, kyphosis, projecting jaw, broad mouth and flat feet.