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The region of the thorax immediately in front of or over the heart.
- ‘In addition, women have smaller amplitudes of R, S, and T waves across the precordium.’
- ‘Sensations of tightness, pain, pressure, and heaviness in the precordium, throat, neck, and jaw have also been reported.’
Late 19th century: singular of Latin praecordia ‘diaphragm, entrails’.
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