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noun. the part of the human torso between the neck and the diaphragm or the corresponding part in other vertebrates.
Sentences with pectus
1. Noun, singular or mass
A good weight-bearing exercise for pectus excavatum requires you to lie on the ground with your arms outstretched and a light weight in each hand 1.
There is likely a hereditary correlation -- 40 percent of those with pectus excavatum have a family history of the condition 1.
3. Verb, past participle
If you have pectus excavatum, you may experience symptoms, the severity corresponding to the degree of the indentation 1.