thorax


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  • noun

Synonyms for thorax

the middle region of the body of an arthropod between the head and the abdomen

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part of an insect's body that bears the wings and legs

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When the lungs are unopposed, they have a natural tendency to collapse, which occurs each time the thorax is invaded and the lungs are exposed to the atmosphere.
Thorax brownish yellow with gray pollen except mesopleuron and pteropleuron darker.
This pocket atlas presents sectional anatomy of the thorax, heart, abdomen, and pelvis, with computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance (MR) images on one page and color diagrams on the other.
Concise Analysis of Operations on Ear, Nose & Thorax Market - Surgical Procedure Volumes ' includes procedure numbers available as a dataset and coded into a unique ICD9 nomenclature.
The injured person was hit in the thorax, the official said, adding that the motive of the attacker, who was armed with a hunting rifle, was unclear.
The latter sighting was made by Geoff Gibbs, who said: "It is quite distinctive, with a foxybrown thorax and a blackish abdomen with a white tip.
Patients with a type of cancer known as primary mediastinal B-cell lymphoma who received infusions of chemotherapy, but who did not have radiation therapy to an area of the thorax known as the mediastinum, had excellent outcomes, according to clinical trial results.
Stuart Physical Therapy in Leavenworth completed "Visceral Manipulation 4-The Thorax," a continuing education course taught through the Barral Institute in Seattle in November.
The proximal kink only became completely blocked when the thorax straightened and the patient lay flat, reducing the convexity of the thorax.
He had reportedly suffered serious wounds to his thorax.
7 mm), ratio of the heart width to the thorax width (0.
According to a local newspaper, the 40-year-old was the victim of the bizarre incident during a domestic argument when the husband allegedly tried to knife his wife through her heart but the knife failed to even reach the thorax, the Daily Mail reported.
The man was apparently aiming for her 40-year-old spouse's heart, but her "large" Bulgarian airbag prevented the blade from even reaching her thorax, Pravda says, as cited by a British tabloid.
A post mortem report revealed he had died of a haemorrhage in his thorax resulting from a penetrating cardiac injury - all stemming from a stab wound to the chest.