Medical Dictionary

pectus pec·tus (pěk'təs)
n. pl. pec·to·ra (pěk'tə-rə)
The chest, especially the anterior wall; breast; thorax.

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the part of the human torso between the neck and the diaphragm or the corresponding part in other vertebrates [syn: thorax
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