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Descriptions of Thorax

Thorax: the part of the human body between the neck and the diaphragm or the corresponding part in other vertebrates
Source: WordNet 2.1

Thorax : part of the body between the neck and the thoracic diaphragm, encased by the ribs.
Source: CRISP

Thorax : The upper part of the trunk between the NECK and the ABDOMEN. It contains the chief organs of the circulatory and respiratory systems. (From Stedman, 25th ed)
Source: MESH OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

Summary Information: Thorax

Thorax: The thorax is located in the chest area above the abdomen and is a section of the body that contains some vital organs and other internal and external structures. These include the trachea, heart, lungs, pulmonary artery, esophagus, pulmonary vein, superior and inferior vena cava, and aorta. The thorax also contains external anatomy, including the nipples and the muscles and bones of the chest.

Closely Related Organs: Thorax

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Thorax

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Other Names: Thorax

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Sub Parts: Thorax

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Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Thorax

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