trans·tho·rac·ic adjective \ˌtran(t)s-thə-ˈra-sik\
First Known Use of TRANSTHORACIC
trans·tho·rac·ic adjective \-thə-ˈras-ik\ (Medical Dictionary)
: performed or made by way of the thoracic cavity
: 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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