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In another, a patient’s chest drain, a tube used to remove air, fluid or pus from the thorax, was dislodged.
This structure, which covers their abdomen and thorax, safeguards their bodies from predators.
Close clipped sections of Antron from his floor covering and used it to dub the thorax of the fly.
The power of the impact is what may have propelled a giant stone block, which could be a doorjamb, onto the victim, crushing his thorax and pinning him beneath the ash for the next 2,000 years.
The victim, who was over 30, had his thorax crushed.
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.
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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
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