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tho·rac·ic

 (thə-răs′ĭk)
adj.
Of, relating to, or situated in or near the thorax: the thoracic vertebrae; thoracic appendages.

tho·rac′i·cal·ly adv.

thoracic

(θɔːˈræsɪk)
adj
(Anatomy) of, near, or relating to the thorax

tho•rac•ic

(θɔˈræs ɪk, θoʊ-)

adj.
of, pertaining to, or involving the thorax.
[1650–60; < Medieval Latin thōrācicus < Greek thōrākikós. See thorax, -ic]

tho·rac·ic

(thə-răs′ĭk)
Relating to or located in or near the thorax: thoracic vertebrae.

thoracic

Relating to the chest.
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Adj.1.thoracic - of or relating to the chest or thorax; "pectoral organ"
Translations

thoracic

[θɔːˈræsɪk] ADJtorácico

thoracic

adjBrust-, thorakal (spec); thoracic vertebraBrustwirbel m

thoracic

[θɔːˈræsɪk] adj (Med) → toracico/a

tho·rac·ic

a. torácico-a, rel. al tórax;
___ cagecaja o pared ___;
___ cavitycavidad ___;
___ contusioncontusión ___;
___ ductconducto ___;
___ drainagedrenaje ___;
___ girdlecintura escapular ___;
___ injuriestraumatismos ___;
___ neoplasmsneoplasmas ___;
___ wallpared ___.

thoracic

adj torácico
References in periodicals archive ?
In the present case, pericardiectomy combined with thoracic duct ligation and pleurodesis cured chylous ascites and chylothorax caused by constrictive pericarditis, which has never been previously described.
Asymptomatic lesions can be treated conservatively, but in the symptomatic setting surgical resection with thoracic duct ligation or cyst aspiration with sclerosant injection can be performed.
After 14 days, as the chylous drainage continued in the same degree, we performed thoracic duct ligation and open lung biopsy with right thoracotomy (Figure 2).