intrathoracic

adjective

in·​tra·​tho·​rac·​ic ˌin-trə-thə-ˈra-sik How to pronounce intrathoracic (audio)
-(ˌ)trä-
: situated or occurring within the thorax
intrathoracic pressure
intrathoracically adverb

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary

First Known Use

1862, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of intrathoracic was in 1862

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“Intrathoracic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/intrathoracic. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition

intrathoracic

adjective
in·​tra·​tho·​rac·​ic -thə-ˈras-ik How to pronounce intrathoracic (audio)
: situated, occurring, or performed within the thorax
intrathoracic pressure
intrathoracically adverb
intrathoracically disseminated tumors
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