Medical Dictionary

thoracic cavity


thoracic cavity

noun

Definition of THORACIC CAVITY

:  the division of the body cavity that lies above the diaphragm, is bounded peripherally by the wall of the chest, and contains the heart and lungs
February 28, 2015
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