1. thoracic

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


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

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Rhymes with Thoracic Vertebra

2. vertebra

noun. ['ˈvɝːtəbrə'] one of the bony segments of the spinal column.


  • bone
  • neck bone
  • centrum
  • backbone
  • spinal column
  • apophysis
  • back
  • sacral vertebra
  • spine
  • thoracic vertebra
  • caudal vertebra
  • dorsal vertebra
  • lumbar vertebra
  • vertebral column
  • transverse process
  • rachis
  • coccygeal vertebra
  • cervical vertebra


  • boneless
  • disapprove
  • front
  • fore


  • vertebra (Latin)
  • verto (Latin)

Sentences with thoracic-vertebra

1. Noun Phrase
Most thoracic pain is the result of postural strain, and causes of pain in the ribs include muscle strains, fractures, inflammation of cartilage, and subluxation of the thoracic vertebra or rib.

2. Noun Phrase
It is made up of 12 thoracic vertebrae, which are separated by soft spongy discs that aid in shock absorption.

3. Noun Phrase
Anatomy texts separate the 24 actual vertebrae into the seven cervical vertebrae of the neck, the 12 thoracic vertebrae in the chest and the five large lumbar vertebrae of the abdomen.