thoracic cavity

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Noun1.thoracic cavity - the cavity in the vertebrate body enclosed by the ribs between the diaphragm and the neck and containing the lungs and heartthoracic cavity - the cavity in the vertebrate body enclosed by the ribs between the diaphragm and the neck and containing the lungs and heart
bodily cavity, cavum, cavity - (anatomy) a natural hollow or sinus within the body
mediastinum - the part of the thoracic cavity between the lungs that contains the heart and aorta and esophagus and trachea and thymus
chest, pectus, thorax - the part of the human torso between the neck and the diaphragm or the corresponding part in other vertebrates
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DHZB is a specialist hospital dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular and thoracic diseases, the implantation of mechanical circulatory support systems, and heart and lung transplantations.
Khalid Al-Mirghalani said the vaccination is suitable for people of all age groups including health officials, pregnant women, patients suffering from chronic diseases such as diabetes, renal problems, heart and thoracic diseases.
In unilateral vocal cord palsy due to thoracic diseases, left-sided vocal cord paralysis was 1.