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cuirass

 [kwe-ras´]
a covering for the chest.
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cui·rass

(kwē-ras'),
The anterior surface of the thorax in relation to symptoms or disease changes.
[Fr. cuirasse, a breastplate]
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cuirass

(kwē-răs′) [Fr. cuirasse, breastplate]
A firm bandage around the chest.
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