Thoracic Definition

thə-răsĭk
adjective
Of, in, or near the thorax.
Webster's New World
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noun

(zoology) One of a group of fishes having the ventral fins placed beneath the thorax or beneath the pectoral fins.

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Other Word Forms of Thoracic

Noun

Singular:
thoracic
Plural:
thoracics

Origin of Thoracic

  • From Ancient Greek θωρακικός (thorakikos, “suffering in the chest, of the thorax"), from θώραξ (thōraks, “thorax").

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