transthoracic

adjective
trans·​tho·​rac·​ic | \ ˌtran(t)s-thə-ˈra-sik How to pronounce transthoracic (audio) \

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 How to pronounce transthoracic (audio) \ adverb

First Known Use of transthoracic

1905, in the meaning defined above

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“Transthoracic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/transthoracic. Accessed 15 Apr. 2021.

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transthoracic

adjective
trans·​tho·​rac·​ic | \ -thə-ˈras-ik How to pronounce transthoracic (audio) \

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 How to pronounce transthoracic (audio) \ adverb

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