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Antecardium

Antecardium –>
precordia
The epigastrium and anterior surface of the lower part of the thorax.
Synonym: antecardium.
Origin: L. Praecordia (ntr. Pl. Only), the diaphragm, the entrails, fr. Prae, before, – cor (cord-), heart


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