noun, plural tho·rax·es, tho·ra·ces [thawr-uh-seez, thohr-]. /ˈθɔr əˌsiz, ˈθoʊr-/.
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How to use thorax in a sentence
The tip of the western bumblebee abdomen can be whitish or rusty, yellow hairs may be present or absent above that, and all of these bumblebees have yellow hairs at the front of their thorax behind the head.We Crush, Poison, and Destroy Insects at Our Own Peril - Issue 95: Escape|John Hainze|January 20, 2021|Nautilus
So they heat up faster than the thorax and can rapidly overheat.
She was severely beaten, with a dozen broken ribs, a lacerated liver, and signs of strangulation that included a fractured thorax.Beautician’s Murder a Strange Tale of Contract Killing and a Sex Change|Winston Ross|February 8, 2012|DAILY BEAST
"There were wounds to the head, and to the thorax," said Dr. Pereira.
The body is very convex:, having the thorax as wide as the abdomen, subquadrate, with very convex sides.
Thorax haud marginatus lateribus haud rotundatis subcylindricus antice angustius, postice sublobatus.
Thorax convexus antice posticeque marginatus lateribus rotundatis haud marginatis.
The head and thorax are of the colour of the wings, their sides and the conical abdomen being rather lighter.
Dr. Ayloff was one of the first to go, with some affection of the muscles of the thorax, which took him painfully at night.A Thin Ghost and Others|M. R. (Montague Rhodes) James
British Dictionary definitions for thorax
noun plural thoraxes or thoraces (ˈθɔːrəˌsiːz, θɔːˈreɪsiːz)
Word Origin for thorax
Medical definitions for thorax
n. pl. tho•rax•es
Scientific definitions for thorax
Plural thoraxes thoraces (thôr′ə-sēz′)
Cultural definitions for thorax
The part of the body between the neck and diaphragm; the chest.