plural hemithoraxes or hemithoraces -ˈthōr-ə-ˌsēz, -ˈthȯr- How to pronounce hemithorax (audio)
: a lateral half of the thorax

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“Hemithorax.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hemithorax. Accessed 25 Apr. 2024.

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