thorax

Definitions

Agriculture

  • noun a cavity in the top part of the body of an animal above the abdomen, containing the diaphragm, heart and lungs, all surrounded by the rib cage
  • noun the middle section of the body of an insect, between the head and the abdomen

Medical

  • noun the cavity in the top part of the front of the body above the abdomen, containing the diaphragm, heart and lungs, and surrounded by the ribcage
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