thoracoschisis

[thôr′ə-kŏskĭ-sĭs]

n.

Congenital fissure of the chest wall.

Nearby words

  1. thoracolysis,
  2. thoracometer,
  3. thoracomyodynia,
  4. thoracopathy,
  5. thoracoplasty,
  6. thoracoscope,
  7. thoracoscopy,
  8. thoracostenosis,
  9. thoracostomy,
  10. thoracotomy


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