praecordia

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin, from prae before + cor, cordis, the heart.

Noun[edit]

praecordia

  1. (anatomy) The front part of the thoracic region; the epigastrium.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

praecordia f (genitive praecordiae); first declension

  1. (anatomy) diaphragm; midriff
  2. entrails
  3. chest

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative praecordia praecordiae
genitive praecordiae praecordiārum
dative praecordiae praecordiīs
accusative praecordiam praecordiās
ablative praecordiā praecordiīs
vocative praecordia praecordiae