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precordium

Saltos de línea: pre|cor¦dium
Pronunciación: /priːˈkɔːdɪəm
 
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Definición de precordium en inglés:

sustantivo

Anatomy
The region of the thorax immediately in front of or over the heart.
Example sentences
  • Sensations of tightness, pain, pressure, and heaviness in the precordium, throat, neck, and jaw have also been reported.
  • In addition, women have smaller amplitudes of R, S, and T waves across the precordium.

Origen

late 19th century: singular of Latin praecordia 'diaphragm, entrails'.

Derivados

precordial

1
adjetivo
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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