funnel chest

[ fŭnəl ]

n.

A hollow at the lower part of the chest caused by a backward displacement of the xiphoid cartilage.funnel breast pectus excavatum pectus recurvatum

Nearby words

  1. funkster,
  2. funky,
  3. funnel,
  4. funnel cake,
  5. funnel cap,
  6. funnel cloud,
  7. funnel-shaped pelvis,
  8. funnel-web,
  9. funnelform,
  10. funnies


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