abdominothoracic arch

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

abdominothoracic + arch

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /æbˌdɑm.ɪ.noʊ.θɔɹ.æs.ɪk ɑɹt͡ʃ/, /æbˌdɑm.ɪ.noʊ.θoʊ.ɹæs.ɪk ɑɹt͡ʃ/

Noun[edit]

abdominothoracic arch (plural abdominothoracic archs)

  1. (anatomy) The costal arch; anterior and lateral boundary between the abdomen and the thorax.

References[edit]

1993 [1940], Thomas, Clayton L. editor, Taber's Encyclopedic Medical Dictionary, edition 5th, Philadelphia, PA: F. A. Davis Company, ISBN 0-8036-8313-8, page 1: