Definition of Thoracic. Meaning of Thoracic. Synonyms of Thoracic

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Definition of Thoracic

Thoracic
Thoracic Tho*rac"ic, n. [Cf. F. thoracique.] (Zo["o]l.) One of a group of fishes having the ventral fins placed beneath the thorax or beneath the pectorial fins.
Thoracic
Thoracic Tho*rac"ic, a. [Cf. F. thoracique.] (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the thorax, or chest. Thoracic duct (Anat.), the great trunk of the lymphatic vessels, situated on the ventral side of the vertebral column in the thorax and abdomen. See Illust. of Lacteal.

Meaning of Thoracic from wikipedia

- between the neck and the abdomen. The thorax includes the thoracic cavity and the thoracic wall. It contains organs including the heart, lungs, and thymus...
- In vertebrates, thoracic vertebrae compose the middle segment of the vertebral column, between the cervical vertebrae and the lumbar vertebrae. In humans...
- The thoracic diaphragm, or simply the diaphragm (Ancient Gr****: διάφραγμα, romanized: diáphragma, lit. 'partition'), is a sheet of internal skeletal muscle...
- Thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS) is a condition in which there is compression of the nerves, arteries, or veins in the p****ageway from the lower neck to...
- The thoracic inlet, also known as the superior thoracic aperture, refers to the opening at the top of the thoracic cavity. It is also clinically referred...
- In human anatomy, the thoracic duct is the larger of the two lymph ducts of the lymphatic system. It is also known as the left lymphatic duct, alimentary...
- their region of the spine. There are seven cervical vertebrae, twelve thoracic vertebrae and five lumbar vertebrae. The number of vertebrae in a region...
- of the thoracic cavity is the mediastinum. There are two openings of the thoracic cavity, a superior thoracic aperture known as the thoracic inlet and...
- the rib cage, also known as the thoracic cage, is a bony and cartilaginous structure which surrounds the thoracic cavity and supports the shoulder girdle...
- In human anatomy, the internal thoracic artery (ITA), previously known as the internal mammary artery (a name still common among surgeons[citation needed])...
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