Etymology

1. thoracic

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

Etymology

  • θωρακικός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • θώραξ (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Thoracic Cavity

  • depravity
  • mcavity
  • gravity

Sentences with thoracic-cavity


1. Noun Phrase
The serratus anterior stabilizes your scapula by holding it against your thoracic cavity or chest wall.

2. Noun Phrase
In humans, the lungs are located in the thoracic cavity (the chest).

2. cavity

noun. ['ˈkævəti'] a sizeable hole (usually in the ground).

Synonyms

  • hole
  • quicksand
  • tar pit
  • trou-de-loup
  • hollow
  • divot
  • sawpit
  • sandpit
  • borrow pit
  • barbecue pit
  • fire pit

Antonyms

  • unbreakableness
  • softness
  • thick
  • porosity

Etymology

  • cavitas (Latin)
  • cavus (Latin)

3. cavity

noun. ['ˈkævəti'] (anatomy) a natural hollow or sinus within the body.

Synonyms

  • sinus
  • tympanum
  • nasopharynx
  • abdominal cavity
  • ventricle
  • vestibule
  • blastocoel
  • axilla
  • oropharynx
  • laryngopharynx
  • tympanic cavity
  • greater peritoneal sac
  • uterine cavity
  • pleural cavity
  • cranial orbit
  • buccal cavity
  • omental bursa
  • pelvic cavity
  • cleavage cavity
  • physical structure
  • vacuole
  • chamber
  • cecum
  • cranial cavity
  • body structure
  • peritoneal cavity
  • archenteron
  • renal pelvis
  • lesser peritoneal cavity
  • blastocoele
  • segmentation cavity
  • lumen
  • bodily cavity
  • fossa
  • cloaca
  • intracranial cavity
  • pulp cavity
  • blind gut
  • pit
  • caecum
  • mediastinum
  • structure
  • complex body part
  • eye socket
  • nasal cavity
  • locule
  • coelom
  • loculus
  • middle ear
  • pelvis
  • organic structure
  • antrum
  • pericardial cavity
  • body
  • bursa omentalis
  • amniotic cavity
  • tubular cavity
  • anatomical structure
  • abdomen
  • celoma
  • blastocele
  • pericardial space
  • socket
  • orbital cavity
  • axillary cavity
  • celom
  • thoracic cavity
  • orbit
  • cavum
  • axillary fossa
  • chest cavity
  • bodily structure
  • armpit

Antonyms

  • Heaven
  • natural object
  • thinness
  • breakableness

Etymology

  • cavitas (Latin)
  • cavus (Latin)

4. cavity

noun. ['ˈkævəti'] space that is surrounded by something.

Synonyms

  • sac
  • enclosed space
  • hollow
  • pocket
  • space
  • pouch

Antonyms

  • point of periapsis
  • natural elevation
  • fill
  • full

Etymology

  • cavitas (Latin)
  • cavus (Latin)

5. cavity

noun. ['ˈkævəti'] soft decayed area in a tooth; progressive decay can lead to the death of a tooth.

Synonyms

  • dental caries
  • tooth decay
  • caries

Antonyms

  • thin
  • hardness
  • point of apoapsis
  • periapsis

Etymology

  • cavitas (Latin)
  • cavus (Latin)
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