thoracic

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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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 ?
A thoracic tube was placed with a prediagnosis of empyema and antibiotic treatment was initiated.
Nine patients (10%) were referred to an advanced medical center after the first intervention was performed due to severe hemorrhagic drainage from the thoracic tube in six patients, persistent pneumothorax in one patient, and prolonged air leak in one patient.
In this case, the iatrogenic diaphragm rupture may have been caused by laparoscopic instruments and xiphoid trocars, or after the thoracic tube insertion to treat pneumothorax in the first laparoscopy attempt that passed through the diaphragm and got widened over the period of time or maybe it was a diaphragmatic burst due to increased intra-abdominal pressure which is nearly impossible to occur, though.