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1. pectoral

noun. ['ˈpɛktɝəl'] either of two large muscles of the chest.

Synonyms

  • pectoralis minor
  • musculus pectoralis major
  • greater pectoral muscle
  • pecs
  • pectoral muscle
  • smaller pectoral muscle
  • skeletal muscle
  • musculus pectoralis minor
  • thorax
  • pectoralis major
  • chest
  • pectus
  • pectoralis
  • musculus pectoralis

Etymology

  • pectoralis (Latin)
  • -alis (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Pectoral

  • electoral
  • directoral
  • sectoral

Example sentences of the word pectoral


1. Noun, singular or mass
Their dorsal and paired pectoral fins help them to steer through the water.

2. Adjective
As you work through the exercise, concentrate on feeling the contractions in your biceps and pectoral muscles.

2. pectoral

adjective. ['ˈpɛktɝəl'] of or relating to the chest or thorax.

Antonyms

  • flexor

Etymology

  • pectoralis (Latin)
  • -alis (Latin)

3. pectoral

noun. ['ˈpɛktɝəl'] an adornment worn on the chest or breast.

Synonyms

  • adornment

Etymology

  • pectoralis (Latin)
  • -alis (Latin)
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