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Imagine a spider, but with four powerful appendages sprouting from the thorax.
There are always extended bouts of glamorous preening: The dance luminary, body arched like a bullfighter or a bow stretched for archery, keeps one or both arms raised to show his or her thorax to best advantage.
The long bodies and stout thoraxes of dachshunds, for example, had to be taken into account.
On a recent Tuesday, his black-and-white leather jacket is designed to look like the skeletal structure of a thorax and arms.
Modern spiders and scorpions have no legs on their thorax.
This photo by Jake Barnum of bugwood.org, shows a queen ant's head and thorax after shedding her wings.
French media reported the exploding container hit her thorax, causing cardiac arrest.
Authorities in Tachira said the second man killed was Luis Alviarez, 18, who died from a bullet wound in the thorax.
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THORAX Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of thorax for English Language Learners
: the part of an animal's body between the neck and the waist
: the middle section of an insect's body
THORAX Defined for Kids
Definition of thorax for Students
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