Pigeon-breast



noun, Pathology.
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noun
1.
a deformity of the chest characterized by an abnormal protrusion of the breastbone, caused by rickets or by obstructed breathing during infancy Also called chicken breast

pigeon breast pi·geon breast (pĭj’ən)
n.
A chest deformity marked by a projecting sternum, often occurring as a result of infantile rickets. Also called chicken breast, pectus carinatum.

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