Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A chest deformity marked by a projecting sternum, often occurring as a result of infantile rickets. Also called chicken breast.

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  • n. abnormal protrusion of the breastbone caused by rickets

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