Definition of thoracic in English:


Syllabification: tho·rac·ic
Pronunciation: /THəˈrasik


Anatomy & Zoology
Of or relating to the thorax.
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  • The left bronchial arteries, usually two, arise from the ventral surface of the thoracic aorta.
  • The sympathetic nerve supply to the lung arises in the upper six thoracic segments of the spinal cord.
  • Effective speech depends also on the motor neurons in the cervical and thoracic parts of the spinal cord that serve the muscles of breathing.

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