precordium

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Noun1.precordium - the external surface of the body overlying the heart and stomach
external organ - an organ that is situated on or near the surface of the body
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'We studied the effect when the phone was put on the praecordium that is over the heart (chest pocket) or in the hip (side pocket) either in the 'ringing' or 'off' position.
The first heart sound was normal, and there was a 2/6 ejection systolic murmur at the tricuspid area that could also be heard over the praecordium. There was no triple rhythm.
Auscultation of the heart revealed a loud diastolic murmur audible throughout the praecordium.