late 19th century: singular of Latin praecordia 'diaphragm, entrails'.
- More example sentences
- He complained of lightheadedness, dull abdominal pain, and precordial discomfort without radiation or pleurisy.
- A 61-year-old white woman was brought to the emergency department complaining of precordial chest pain.
- All vital signs were within normal limits, and no precordial murmurs, friction rubs, or thrills were present.
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