funnel chest


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funnel chest

[′fən·əl ‚chest]
(medicine)
A developmental deformity in which the sternum is depressed and the ribs and costal cartilages curve inward.
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Q MY grandson was born with a deformed chest - doctors call it funnel chest.
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There is an occasional link between poor exercise tolerance and funnel chest but this is usually because people with it are led to believe they should not exercise.