Definitions for thoracicθɔˈræs ɪk, θoʊ-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

tho•rac•icθɔˈræs ɪk, θoʊ-(adj.)

  1. of, pertaining to, or involving the thorax.

    Category: Anatomy, Entomology, Zoology

Origin of thoracic:

1650–60; < ML thōrācicus < Gk thōrākikós. See thorax , -ic

Princeton's WordNet

  1. pectoral, thoracic(adj)

    of or relating to the chest or thorax

    "pectoral organ"


  1. thoracic(Adjective)

    Of the thorax.

  2. Origin: From θωρακικός, from θώραξ.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Thoracic(adj)

    of or pertaining to the thorax, or chest

  2. Thoracic(noun)

    one of a group of fishes having the ventral fins placed beneath the thorax or beneath the pectorial fins


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