Thorax

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek θώραξ (thṓrax, a breastplate, cuirass, corslet).

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Thorax m (genitive Thoraxes, plural Thoraxe or Thoraces)

  1. (anatomy) thorax (region of the mammalian body)
  2. (entomology, arachnology) thorax (middle division of certain arthropods)
    • 1912, Theodor Becker, “Chloropidae”, in Annales Musei Nationalis Hungarici[1], volume 10, page 135:
      Kopf breiter als der Thorax
      Head wider than thorax

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