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thorax cavity

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  • Thorax — Tho rax, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?.] 1. (Anat.) The part of the trunk between the neck and the abdomen, containing that part of the body cavity the walls of which are supported by the dorsal vertebr[ae], the ribs, and the sternum, and which the heart and …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • thorax — [thôr′aks΄] n. pl. thoraxes or thoraces [thôr′ə sēz΄] [ME < L < Gr thōrax, chest, breastplate] 1. in tetrapods, including humans, a) the part of the body cavity from the neck or head to the abdomen, containing the heart, lungs, etc.; chest …   English World dictionary

  • thorax — /thawr aks, thohr /, n., pl. thoraxes, thoraces /thawr euh seez , thohr /. 1. Anat. the part of the trunk in humans and higher vertebrates between the neck and the abdomen, containing the cavity, enclosed by the ribs, sternum, and certain… …   Universalium

  • thorax — The upper part of the trunk between the neck and the abdomen; it is formed by the 12 thoracic vertebrae, the 12 pairs of ribs, the sternum, and the muscles and fasciae attached to these; below, it is separated from the abdomen by the diaphragm;… …   Medical dictionary

  • Thorax — The thorax is a division of an animal s body that lies between the head and the abdomen.In mammals, the thorax is the region of the body formed by the sternum, the thoracic vertebrae and the ribs. It extends from the neck to the diaphragm, and… …   Wikipedia

  • thorax — noun (plural thoraxes or thoraces) Etymology: Middle English, from Latin thorac , thorax breastplate, thorax, from Greek thōrak , thōrax Date: 15th century 1. the part of the mammalian body between the neck and the abdomen; also its cavity in… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • thorax — [ θɔ:raks] noun (plural thoraces θɔ:rəsi:z or thoraxes) Anatomy & Zoology the part of the body of a mammal between the neck and the abdomen, including the cavity enclosed by the ribs, breastbone, and dorsal vertebrae. ↘Zoology the corresponding… …   English new terms dictionary

  • thorax — n. the chest: the part of the body cavity between the neck and the diaphragm. The skeleton of the thorax is formed by the sternum, costal cartilages, ribs, and thoracic vertebrae of the backbone. It encloses the lungs, heart, oesophagus, and… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • thorax —   n. (pl. races ) cavity between neck and abdomen, containing lungs, heart, etc.; chest.    ♦ thoracic, a.    ♦ thoracoscope, n. stethoscope; instrument for viewing thorax …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • thorax — noun a) the middle of three distinct divisions in an insect, crustacean or arachnid body b) the region of the mammalian body between the neck and abdomen as well as the cavity containing the heart and lungs …   Wiktionary

  • thorax — /ˈθɔræks / (say thawraks) noun (plural thoraces /ˈθɔrəsiz / (say thawruhseez), /θɔˈreɪsiz / (say thaw rayseez) or thoraxes) 1. (in humans and the higher vertebrates) the part of the trunk between the neck and the abdomen, containing the cavity… …   Australian-English dictionary


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