precordium

noun

pre·​cor·​di·​um -ˈkȯr-dē-əm How to pronounce precordium (audio)
plural precordia -dē-ə How to pronounce precordium (audio)
: the part of the ventral surface of the body overlying the heart and stomach and comprising the epigastrium and the lower median part of the thorax

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“Precordium.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/precordium. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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