pre-thoracic

thoracic

[thaw-ras-ik, thoh-]
adjective
of or pertaining to the thorax.
Also, thoracal [thawr-uh-kuhl, thohr-] .


Origin:
1650–60; < Medieval Latin thōrācicus < Greek thōrākikós. See thorac-, -ic

nonthoracic, adjective
postthoracic, adjective
prethoracic, adjective
subthoracal, adjective
subthoracic, adjective
transthoracic, adjective
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thoracic (θɔːˈræsɪk)
 
adj
of, near, or relating to the thorax

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thoracic tho·rac·ic (thə-rās'ĭk)
adj.
Of, relating to, or situated in or near the thorax.

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thoracic   (thə-rās'ĭk)  Pronunciation Key 
Relating to or located in or near the thorax.
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