Definition of thoracic in English:

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Pronunciation: /THəˈrasik/


Anatomy & Zoology
Relating to the thorax.
Example sentences
  • 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.

Words that rhyme with thoracic

boracic, classic, Jurassic, neoclassic, potassic, Triassic

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Syllabification: tho·rac·ic

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