precordia


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precordium

 [pre-kor´de-um] (pl. precor´dia) (L.)
the region over the heart and lower thorax; adj., adj precor´dial.
Precordial points of the heart. From Lammon et al., 1995.

pre·cor·di·a

(prē-kōr'dē-ă),
The epigastrium and anterior surface of the lower part of the thorax.
Synonym(s): antecardium
[L. praecordia (ntr. pl. only), the diaphragm, the entrails, fr. prae, before, + cor (cord-), heart]

pre·cor·di·a

(prē-kōr'dē-ă)
The epigastrium and anterior surface of the lower part of the thorax.
Synonym(s): praecordia.
[L. praecordia (ntr. pl. only), the diaphragm, the entrails, fr. prae, before, + cor (cord-), heart]

precordia

(prē-kor′dē-ă) [L. praecordia]
Plural of precordium.