funnel chest

noun

: a depression of the anterior wall of the chest produced by a sinking in of the sternum

called also funnel breast, pectus excavatum

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“Funnel chest.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/funnel%20chest. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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