adjectiveAnatomy & Zoology
Relating to the thorax: thoracic vertebrae a trilobite with twelve thoracic segments
More 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.
Definition of thoracic in:
- The US English dictionary