Definition of Precordium

1. Noun. The external surface of the body overlying the heart and stomach.

Generic synonyms: External Organ
Derivative terms: Precordial



Definition of Precordium

1. Noun. (anatomy) The region of the body over the heart and thorax. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Precordium

preconvictions
precook
precooked
precooker
precookers
precooking
precooks
precool
precooled
precooling
precools
precopulatory
precoracoid
precoracoids
precordial
precordium (current term)
precorrection
precorrelation
precosmic
precounsel
precounseled
precounseling
precounselled
precounselling
precoup
precovery
precrash
precrease
precreased
precreases

Literary usage of Precordium

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1. Physical diagnosis by Howard Schultz Anders (1907)
"While supplementary to inspection, therefore, in the order of investigation of the cardiac phenomena in the precordium and its vicinity, palpation is so ..."

2. Monographic Medicine by Albion Walter Hewlett, Henry Leopold Elsner (1916)
"(a) Wavelike Movements in the precordium In young, thin people and even in adults, during excitement, or on exertion, slight visible movements can often be ..."

3. Practice of Medicine by Frederick Tice (1922)
"October 14, 1919, patient complains of pain over precordium, her general condition ... October 15, 1919, over the entire precordium, there is a pericardial ..."

4. Physical diagnosis by Howard Schultz Anders (1907)
"While supplementary to inspection, therefore, in the order of investigation of the cardiac phenomena in the precordium and its vicinity, palpation is so ..."

5. Monographic Medicine by Albion Walter Hewlett, Henry Leopold Elsner (1916)
"(a) Wavelike Movements in the precordium In young, thin people and even in adults, during excitement, or on exertion, slight visible movements can often be ..."

6. Practice of Medicine by Frederick Tice (1922)
"October 14, 1919, patient complains of pain over precordium, her general condition ... October 15, 1919, over the entire precordium, there is a pericardial ..."

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