- pectoral cavity
- thoracic cavity (see cavitas thoracis [TA]).
Medical dictionary. 2011.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
Thoracic cavity — Latin cavitas thoracis Gray s subject #136 524 Dorlands/Elsevier … Wikipedia
glenoid cavity — n the shallow cavity of the upper part of the scapula by which the humerus articulates with the pectoral girdle * * * (glenoid fossa) the socket of the shoulder joint: the pear shaped cavity at the top of the scapula into which the head of the… … Medical dictionary
cavitas thoracis — [TA] thoracic cavity: the portion of the body cavity situated between the neck and the diaphragm; called also c. thoracica [TA alternative], pectoral cavity, and thorax … Medical dictionary
fish — fishless, adj. /fish/, n., pl. (esp. collectively) fish, (esp. referring to two or more kinds or species) fishes, v. n. 1. any of various cold blooded, aquatic vertebrates, having gills, commonly fins, and typically an elongated body covered with … Universalium
Fish — /fish/, n. Hamilton, 1808 93, U.S. statesman: secretary of state 1869 77. * * * I Any of more than 24,000 species of cold blooded vertebrates found worldwide in fresh and salt water. Living species range from the primitive lampreys and hagfishes… … Universalium
muscle — muscleless, adj. muscly, adj. /mus euhl/, n., v., muscled, muscling, adj. n. 1. a tissue composed of cells or fibers, the contraction of which produces movement in the body. 2. an organ, composed of muscle tissue, that contracts to produce a… … Universalium
skeleton — skeletonless, adj. skeletonlike, adj. /skel i tn/, n. 1. Anat., Zool. the bones of a human or an animal considered as a whole, together forming the framework of the body. 2. any of various structures forming a rigid framework in an invertebrate.… … Universalium
Outline of human anatomy — See also: Index of anatomy related articles Human anatomy, a branch of anatomy, is the scientific study of the morphology of the adult human. It is subdivided into gross anatomy and microscopic anatomy. Gross anatomy (also called topographical… … Wikipedia
chondrichthian — /kon drik thee euhn/, n. any member of the class Chondrichthyes, comprising the cartilaginous fishes. [ < NL, equiv. to chondr CHONDR + Gk ichthýes (pl.) fish] * * * ▪ fish class Introduction class name Chondrichthyes, or Selachii any… … Universalium
Nerve — A bundle of fibers that uses electrical and chemical signals to transmit sensory and motor information from one body part to another. See nervous system. * * * A whitish cordlike structure composed of one or more bundles (fascicles) of myelinated … Medical dictionary