Another posts

post exilic definition zoarces viviparus mariners batting order physical structure definition homeotherm examples press on definition pantology definition turn rable cotton seed tree gill slits definition biology entwist definition clement etymology circumlocution office abulia definition definition of obstinance help out definition mender meaning penultimate paragraph completive definition intake valve definition inertly definition kirkyard definition wigan definition listful definition belgard definition chlamydomonas definition bever definition pravastatin definition define threateningly opining definition definition renumerated efforts in vain meaning god will definition

thoracic vertebra

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n thoracic vertebra one of 12 vertebrae in the human vertebral column; thoracic vertebrae extend from the seventh cervical vertebra down to the first lumbar vertebra
    • ***

Usage

In literature:

Retained bullets of small calibre in the thoracic cavity were not common, unless the lodgment had occurred in the bodies of the vertebrae.
"Surgical Experiences in South Africa, 1899-1900" by George Henry Makins
Jointed to the thoracic vertebrae on either side are the ribs (r.).
"Text Book of Biology, Part 1: Vertebrata" by H. G. Wells
If the patient lands on his head, the compression fracture usually involves the lower cervical or upper thoracic vertebrae.
"Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition." by Alexander Miles
The number of free thoracic vertebra was five in each specimen; consequently, there was no error from this source.
"Phylogeny of the Waxwings and Allied Birds" by M. Dale Arvey
A, Side view of twelfth and thirteenth thoracic vertebrae.
"The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia" by Frank Evers Beddard
***