thoracic

[ thaw-ras-ik, thoh- ]
/ θɔˈræs ɪk, θoʊ- /

adjective

of or relating to the thorax.
Also tho·ra·cal [thawr-uh-kuh l, thohr-] /ˈθɔr ə kəl, ˈθoʊr-/.

Origin of thoracic

1650–60; < Medieval Latin thōrācicus < Greek thōrākikós. See thorac-, -ic

Related forms

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British Dictionary definitions for transthoracic

thoracic

/ (θɔːˈræsɪk) /

adjective

of, near, or relating to the thorax

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Medicine definitions for transthoracic (1 of 2)

transthoracic

[ trăns′thə-răsĭk ]

adj.

Across or through the thoracic cavity or chest wall.

Related forms

trans′tho•raci•cal•ly adv.

Medicine definitions for transthoracic (2 of 2)

thoracic

[ thə-răsĭk ]

adj.

Of, relating to, or situated in or near the thorax.

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Science definitions for transthoracic

thoracic

[ thə-răsĭk ]

Relating to or located in or near the thorax.

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