Synonyms for thorax

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Disjunct: with head, thorax and abdomen separated by constrictions.

Endothorax: the internal framework or processes of the thorax.

Pleural pieces: the lateral sclerites of the thorax; see pleura.

Proeminent: said of the head when it is horizontal and does not form an angle with the thorax.

There is no sign of a future division into thorax and abdomen.

The muscular membrane that separates the thorax from the abdomen.

Attached to the thorax are the legs and also the wings, if the insect has wings.

Antennæ longer than the head and thorax, filiform, four-jointed.

If only the cavity of the thorax is hydropic, the pulse is not quick nor irregular.

Then I tucked a double fold of soft flannel above his thorax.

WORD ORIGIN

"chest," c.1400, from Latin thorax, from Greek thorax (genitive thorakos) "breastplate, chest," of unknown origin.

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