- of or relating to the thorax.
Origin of thoracic
Examples from the Web for thoracic
Contemporary Examples of thoracic
Back home, he became the chief of thoracic and vascular surgery at Harlem Hospital.The Black and White Men Who Saved Martin Luther King’s Life
January 20, 2014
Historical Examples of thoracic
Mesostigma: in Odonata, the spiracles of second thoracic segment.
Metastigma: in Odonata, the spiracles of third thoracic segment.
It is the motion of cold objectivity from the thoracic ganglion.Fantasia of the Unconscious
D. H. Lawrence
The correspondence between the thoracic and pelvic limbs is notorious.On the Genesis of Species
St. George Mivart
The thoracic segments are provided with wider plates, but unarmed.The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles
Jean Henri Fabre
- of, near, or relating to the thorax
1650s, from Medieval Latin thoracicus, from Greek thorakikos, from thorax (see thorax).
- Of, relating to, or situated in or near the thorax.
- Relating to or located in or near the thorax.