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EnglishEdit

Diagram showing the thorax of an insect.

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek θώραξ ‎(thṓrax, a breastplate, cuirass, corslet)

NounEdit

thorax ‎(plural thoraces or thoraxes)

  1. (anatomy) The region of the mammalian body between the neck and abdomen as well as the cavity containing the heart and lungs.
  2. (entomology and arachnology) The middle of three distinct divisions in an insect, crustacean or arachnid body.

Derived termsEdit

TranslationsEdit


FinnishEdit

NounEdit

thorax

  1. thorax

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of thorax (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative thorax thoraxit
genitive thoraxin thoraxien
partitive thoraxia thoraxeja
illative thoraxiin thoraxeihin
singular plural
nominative thorax thoraxit
accusative nom. thorax thoraxit
gen. thoraxin
genitive thoraxin thoraxien
partitive thoraxia thoraxeja
inessive thoraxissa thoraxeissa
elative thoraxista thoraxeista
illative thoraxiin thoraxeihin
adessive thoraxilla thoraxeilla
ablative thoraxilta thoraxeilta
allative thoraxille thoraxeille
essive thoraxina thoraxeina
translative thoraxiksi thoraxeiksi
instructive thoraxein
abessive thoraxitta thoraxeitta
comitative thoraxeineen

SynonymsEdit


FrenchEdit

NounEdit

thorax m ‎(plural thorax)

  1. thorax

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek θώραξ ‎(thṓrax, a breastplate, cuirass, corslet)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

thōrax m ‎(genitive thōrācis); third declension

  1. (anatomy) chest, thorax
  2. breastplate, cuirass
  3. doublet, stomacher
  4. bust (statue)

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative thōrax thōrācēs
genitive thōrācis thōrācum
dative thōrācī thōrācibus
accusative thōrācem thōrācēs
ablative thōrāce thōrācibus
vocative thōrax thōrācēs

ReferencesEdit

  • thorax in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • thorax in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • thorax” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • thorax in The Perseus Project (1999) Perseus Encyclopedia[1]
  • thorax in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • thorax in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray

PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

thorax m (plural thoraxes)

  1. Obsolete spelling of tórax (used in Portugal until September 1911 and died out in Brazil during the 1920s).
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