pectous

adjective
pec·​tous | \ ˈpek-təs How to pronounce pectous (audio) \

Medical Definition of pectous

1 : of, relating to, or consisting of protopectin or pectin
2 : resembling a jelly especially in consistency

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“Pectous.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pectous. Accessed 8 December 2019.

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