hemithorax

noun
hemi·​tho·​rax | \-ˈthō(ə)r-ˌaks, -ˈthȯ(ə)r- \
plural hemithoraxes or hemithoraces\-​ˈthōr-​ə-​ˌsēz, -​ˈthȯr-​ \

Medical Definition of hemithorax 

: a lateral half of the thorax

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