abdominothoracic arch

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

abdominothoracic + arch

PronunciationEdit

  • (US) IPA(key): /æbˌdɑm.ɪ.noʊ.θɔɹ.æs.ɪk ɑɹt͡ʃ/, /æbˌdɑm.ɪ.noʊ.θoʊ.ɹæs.ɪk ɑɹt͡ʃ/

NounEdit

abdominothoracic arch ‎(plural abdominothoracic archs)

  1. (anatomy) The costal arch; anterior and lateral boundary between the abdomen and the thorax.

ReferencesEdit

Thomas, Clayton L., editor (1940) Taber's Encyclopedic Medical Dictionary, 5th edition, Philadelphia, PA: F. A. Davis Company, ISBN 0-8036-8313-8, published 1993, page 1