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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Part of an insect's body that bears the wings and legs; The middle region of the body of human or animal between the head and the abdomen.

Usage examples (38)
  • The entire hemi-thorax is treated with radiation therapy, often given simultaneously with chemotherapy.
  • The thorax is a segment where the two wings and six legs attach.
  • Its six legs are attached to its thorax, which is as long and as slender as the abdomen.
  • Lying under the alimentary canal in the forward part of the thorax are the salivary glands. for more
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