a congenital or acquired malformation of the chest in which there is abnormal projection of the sternum and the sternal region, often associated with rickets.
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Also called pigeon breast.
Origin of chicken breast
First recorded in 1840–50
OTHER WORDS FROM chicken breastchicken-breasted, adjectivechick·en-breast·ed·ness, noun
Words nearby chicken breast
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Example sentences from the Web for chicken breast
Chicken-breast is good, hot or cold, but aunty would never let me have a second helping.The Unwilling Vestal|Edward Lucas White
British Dictionary definitions for chicken breast
pathol another name for pigeon breast
Derived forms of chicken breastchicken-breasted, adjective
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Medical definitions for chicken breast
[ chĭk′ən ]
Other words from chicken breastchick′en-breast′ed (-brĕs′tĭd) adj.
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