precordial

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pre·cor·di·al

(prē-kōr'dē-ăl),
Relating to the precordia.

precordial

pre·cor·di·al

(prē-kōr'dē-ăl)
Relating to the precordia.
Synonym(s): praecordial.

precordial,

adj pertaining to the region over the heart or stomach: the epigastrium and inferior portion of the thorax.

precordial

pertaining to the precordium.

precordial electric shock
precordial thump
a sharp blow to the sternum to revive heart action is used in certain types of cardiac arrest in humans. It has not been of proven benefit in animals.