transthoracic


trans·tho·rac·ic

adjective \ˌtran(t)s-thə-ˈra-sik\

Definition of TRANSTHORACIC

:  done or made by way of the thoracic cavity
trans·tho·rac·i·cal·ly \-si-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

First Known Use of TRANSTHORACIC

1905

trans·tho·rac·ic

adjective \-thə-ˈras-ik\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of TRANSTHORACIC

1
: performed or made by way of the thoracic cavity
2
: crossing or having connections that cross the thoracic cavity <a transthoracic pacemaker>
trans·tho·rac·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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