Definition of Pectorial. Meaning of Pectorial. Synonyms of Pectorial

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Definition of Pectorial

Pectorial
Pectoral Pec"to*ral, a. [L. pectoralis, fr. pectus, -oris the breast; cf. F. pectoral.] 1. Of or pertaining to the breast, or chest; as, the pectoral muscles. 2. Relating to, or good for, diseases of the chest or lungs; as, a pectoral remedy. 3. (Zo["o]l.) Having the breast conspicuously colored; as, the pectoral sandpiper. Pectoral arch, or Pectoral girdle (Anat.), the two or more bony or cartilaginous pieces of the vertebrate skeleton to which the fore limbs are articulated; the shoulder girdle. In man it consists of two bones, the scapula and clavicle, on each side. Pectorial cross (Eccl.), a cross worn on the breast by bishops and abbots, and sometimes also by canons. Pectorial fins, or Pectorials (Zo["o]l.), fins situated on the sides, behind the gills. See Illust. under Fin. Pectorial rail. (Zo["o]l.) See Land rail (b) under Land. Pectorial sandpiper (Zo["o]l.), the jacksnipe (b) .

Meaning of Pectorial from wikipedia

- The root is still used today by the Arabs for bronchitis and also as a pectorial, demulcent, tonic, and anti-diabetic. Then again the possibility exists...
- add injury to insult Allen suffered a unique blow when he ripped his pectorial muscle almost completely in a match against Auckland and missed the rest...
- 29 after 4 games before suffering a season-ending injury tearing his Pectorial Major Tendon. Barrin miss the last 14 games and the playoffs. 2007: Winnipeg...
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