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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 Girdle

  • spurdle
  • skurdal
  • wordell
  • hurdle

Example sentences of the word pectoral-girdle


1. Noun Phrase
The bones supporting the limbs are the pelvic girdle and the pectoral girdle.

2. Noun Phrase
The pectoral girdle, which supports the fore limbs or arms, is made up of two different bones.

3. Noun Phrase
The pectoral girdle consists of two scapulas (shoulder blades) and two clavicles (collar bones).

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)

4. girdle

noun. ['ˈgɝːdəl'] a woman's close-fitting foundation garment.

Synonyms

  • foundation
  • corset
  • panty girdle
  • foundation garment

Antonyms

  • detach
  • uninformed
  • disarm
  • unbind

Etymology

  • grydel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. girdle

verb. ['ˈgɝːdəl'] put a girdle on or around.

Synonyms

  • ring
  • surround
  • environ
  • skirt
  • border

Etymology

  • grydel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. girdle

noun. ['ˈgɝːdəl'] a band of material around the waist that strengthens a skirt or trousers.

Synonyms

  • cummerbund
  • waistband
  • cincture
  • sash
  • band

Antonyms

  • silence
  • defend
  • uncover
  • confront

Etymology

  • grydel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. girdle

noun. ['ˈgɝːdəl'] an encircling or ringlike structure.

Synonyms

  • pelvic girdle
  • pelvis
  • skeletal structure
  • pelvic arch
  • hip

Antonyms

  • overgarment
  • undress
  • enliven
  • stay

Etymology

  • grydel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. girdle

verb. ['ˈgɝːdəl'] cut a girdle around so as to kill by interrupting the circulation of water and nutrients.

Synonyms

  • deaden

Etymology

  • grydel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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