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Usage examples for thoracic

  1. The condition appears to begin in the lower part of the cord, and to spread up, usually as far as the mid- thoracic region. – Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson
  2. To me it has always seemed that the swallowing action had a direct mechanical effect upon the heart, because the esophagus passes so close to it in the thoracic cavity. – Psychotherapy by James J. Walsh
  3. The Arm A single bone, the humerus, forms the skeleton of this portion of the thoracic limb. – Artistic Anatomy of Animals by Édouard Cuyer
  4. But after the first or the second moult, definite wing- rudiments are visible in the form of outgrowths on the corners of the second and third thoracic segments. – The Life-Story of Insects by Geo. H. Carpenter
  5. A heifer calf with the heart entirely outside the thoracic cavity and beneath the skin in the lower part of the neck was kept for two years at the veterinary hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, during which time it grew to be a well- developed cow. – Special Report on Diseases of Cattle by U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler
  6. No mutationist has yet produced by breeding experiments a caterpillar without the three pairs of thoracic legs and yet developing into a moth that had normal three pairs. – Hormones and Heredity by J. T. Cunningham
  7. I. Thoracic half of the greater pectoral muscle. – Surgical Anatomy by Joseph Maclise
  8. With the assumption of the erect posture the normal S- shaped curve is developed, the cervical and lumbar segments arching forward, while the thoracic and sacral segments arch backward. – Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson
  9. The thoracic duct opens into a vein leading directly to the heart; so that whatever portion of the chyle is not actually needed by the organism is thoroughly mixed with the general mass of blood. – The American Reformed Cattle Doctor by George Dadd
  10. Fracture- dislocations usually occur where the range of flexion is intermediate, that is, in the thoracic region. – Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson
  11. Outward wing- rudiments are early visible on the thoracic segments; when these have become conspicuous the insect, beginning in some respects to approach the adult condition, is often called a nymph. – The Life-Story of Insects by Geo. H. Carpenter
  12. The success of the paralysis, therefore, demands that the motor ganglia, at least the three thoracic ganglia, shall be packed in close contact opposite this point. – More Hunting Wasps by J. Henri Fabre
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