thorax

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cavity containing the major viscera; in mammals it is separated from the thorax by the diaphragm abdomen , abdominal cavity
region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis abdomen , belly , stomach , venter
minute marine or freshwater crustaceans usually having six pairs of limbs on the thorax; some abundant in plankton and others parasitic on fish copepod , copepod crustacean
decapod having eyes on short stalks and a broad flattened carapace with a small abdomen folded under the thorax and pincers crab
crustaceans characteristically having five pairs of locomotor appendages each joined to a segment of the thorax decapod , decapod crustacean
one of a pair of nerves that arises from cervical spinal roots and passes down the thorax to innervate the diaphragm and control breathing nervus phrenicus , phrenic nerve
cavity in the thorax that contains the lungs and heart pleural cavity
anterior part of an insect's thorax; bears the first pair of legs prothorax
thin quadrilateral muscle of the upper and dorsal part of the thorax; acts to elevate the upper ribs serratus posterior superior
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