pectus excavatum

noun
pec·​tus ex·​ca·​va·​tum | \ ˈpek-təs-ˌek-skə-ˈvāt-əm How to pronounce pectus excavatum (audio) \

Medical Definition of pectus excavatum

Learn More about pectus excavatum

Cite this Entry

“Pectus excavatum.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pectus%20excavatum. Accessed 24 January 2020.

Comments on pectus excavatum

What made you want to look up pectus excavatum? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a feeling of well-being or elation

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Intact Latin Quiz

  • roman tablet
  • What did focus mean in Latin?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!