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Noun1.Pectus - the part of the human torso between the neck and the diaphragm or the corresponding part in other vertebratespectus - the part of the human torso between the neck and the diaphragm or the corresponding part in other vertebrates
craniate, vertebrate - animals having a bony or cartilaginous skeleton with a segmented spinal column and a large brain enclosed in a skull or cranium
body part - any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity
breastbone, sternum - the flat bone that articulates with the clavicles and the first seven pairs of ribs
thoracic aorta - a branch of the descending aorta; divides into the iliac arteries
thoracic vein, vena thoracica - veins that drain the thoracic walls
gall bladder, gallbladder - a muscular sac attached to the liver that stores bile (secreted by the liver) until it is needed for digestion
area of cardiac dullness - a triangular area of the front of the chest (determined by percussion); corresponds to the part of the heart not covered by the lungs
torso, trunk, body - the body excluding the head and neck and limbs; "they moved their arms and legs and bodies"
female chest, bust - the chest of a woman
male chest - the chest of a man
musculus pectoralis, pecs, pectoral, pectoral muscle, pectoralis - either of two large muscles of the chest
chest cavity, thoracic cavity - the cavity in the vertebrate body enclosed by the ribs between the diaphragm and the neck and containing the lungs and heart
breast, chest - the front of the trunk from the neck to the abdomen; "he beat his breast in anger"
rib cage - the bony enclosing wall of the chest
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Non equidem arva canam, nedum praeconia regum, Nec Bacchi laudes, nec moenera militiai, Pectora nec blanda cuppedinis icta sagitta; Res nova carmine pangendast poscitque poetam.
lt;<egregii quotiens exissetfoederis auctor, stipatur sociis, circumque armata clientum agmina privatis ibant famulantia signis; ipse inter medios, ne qua de parte relinquat barbariem, revocat fulvas in pectora pelles frenaque et inmanes pharetras arcusque sonoros adsimulat mentemque palam proclamat amictu, necpudet Ausonios currus et iura regentem sumere deformes ritus vestemque Getarum; insignemque habitum Latii mutare coactae maerent captivaepellito iudice leges>>.
Nox erat et terras animalia fessa per omnes alituum pecudumque genus sopor altus habebat: cum pater in ripa gelidique sub aetheris axe Aeneas, triste turbatus pectora bello, procubuit seramque dedit per membra quietem.
Veridicis hominum purgavit pectora dictis, / et finem statuit cuppedinis, atque timoris; / exposuitque bonum summum, quo tendimus omnes, / quid foret; atque viam monstravit limite parvo, / qua possemus ad id recto contendere cursu" (37).
Tu deuota piis connectis uincula uerbis, decantans placide pectora arnica notas.
umeros ac pectora late flammeus orbis habet, perfectaque uiuit in auro nox Danai: sontes Furiarum lampade nigra quinquaginta ardent thalami: pater ipse cruentis in foribus laudatque nefas atque inspicit enses.
Incisuram rectam facimus in caput, aures, in collum uel conuicina (90) (114) loca femorum coxarum aurium mammarum uel pectora et pedium.
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Crimine In crimen ruimus, pravaque pectora Pravum concipiunt.
The University of Stellenbosch proudly proclaims pectora roborant cultus recti (a sound education strengthens character, Odes, 4.
When he lies down on the bank of a rustic stream to pick up on his "accustomed labors" (solitis curis, 41), presumably the work of writing, the dog after circling around and inspecting the locale plops his big white body down on the green grass, his back to the poet and defensively facing any potential passersby: "candida tum viridi proeictus pectora terre / tandem terga michi obvertit, venientibus ora" (42-43).