transthoracic

adjective
trans·​tho·​rac·​ic | \ˌtran(t)s-thə-ˈra-sik \

Definition of transthoracic 

: done or made by way of the thoracic cavity

Other Words from transthoracic

transthoracically \ ˌtran(t)s-​thə-​ˈra-​si-​k(ə-​)lē \ adverb

First Known Use of transthoracic

1905, in the meaning defined above

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transthoracic

adjective
trans·​tho·​rac·​ic | \-thə-ˈras-ik \

Medical Definition of transthoracic 

1 : performed or made by way of the thoracic cavity

2 : crossing or having connections that cross the thoracic cavity a transthoracic pacemaker

Other Words from transthoracic

transthoracically \ -​i-​k(ə-​)lē \ adverb

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