See also: Thorax

English edit

 
Diagram showing the thorax of an insect.

Etymology edit

From Latin thorax, from Ancient Greek θώραξ (thṓrax, a breastplate, cuirass, corslet).

Pronunciation edit

  • enPR: thôr'aks, IPA(key): /ˈθɔɹæks/
  • (file)

Noun edit

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 to which the legs are attached.

Derived terms edit

Translations edit

Finnish edit

Etymology edit

Learned borrowing from Latin thorax, from Ancient Greek θώραξ (thṓrax).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtho(ː)rɑks/, [ˈt̪ho̞(ː)rɑ̝ks̠]

Noun edit

thorax

  1. thorax

Declension edit

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
abessive thoraxitta thoraxeitta
instructive thoraxein
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of thorax (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative thoraxini thoraxini
accusative nom. thoraxini thoraxini
gen. thoraxini
genitive thoraxini thoraxieni
partitive thoraxiani thoraxejani
inessive thoraxissani thoraxeissani
elative thoraxistani thoraxeistani
illative thoraxiini thoraxeihini
adessive thoraxillani thoraxeillani
ablative thoraxiltani thoraxeiltani
allative thoraxilleni thoraxeilleni
essive thoraxinani thoraxeinani
translative thoraxikseni thoraxeikseni
abessive thoraxittani thoraxeittani
instructive
comitative thoraxeineni
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative thoraxisi thoraxisi
accusative nom. thoraxisi thoraxisi
gen. thoraxisi
genitive thoraxisi thoraxiesi
partitive thoraxiasi thoraxejasi
inessive thoraxissasi thoraxeissasi
elative thoraxistasi thoraxeistasi
illative thoraxiisi thoraxeihisi
adessive thoraxillasi thoraxeillasi
ablative thoraxiltasi thoraxeiltasi
allative thoraxillesi thoraxeillesi
essive thoraxinasi thoraxeinasi
translative thoraxiksesi thoraxeiksesi
abessive thoraxittasi thoraxeittasi
instructive
comitative thoraxeinesi
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative thoraximme thoraximme
accusative nom. thoraximme thoraximme
gen. thoraximme
genitive thoraximme thoraxiemme
partitive thoraxiamme thoraxejamme
inessive thoraxissamme thoraxeissamme
elative thoraxistamme thoraxeistamme
illative thoraxiimme thoraxeihimme
adessive thoraxillamme thoraxeillamme
ablative thoraxiltamme thoraxeiltamme
allative thoraxillemme thoraxeillemme
essive thoraxinamme thoraxeinamme
translative thoraxiksemme thoraxeiksemme
abessive thoraxittamme thoraxeittamme
instructive
comitative thoraxeinemme
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative thoraxinne thoraxinne
accusative nom. thoraxinne thoraxinne
gen. thoraxinne
genitive thoraxinne thoraxienne
partitive thoraxianne thoraxejanne
inessive thoraxissanne thoraxeissanne
elative thoraxistanne thoraxeistanne
illative thoraxiinne thoraxeihinne
adessive thoraxillanne thoraxeillanne
ablative thoraxiltanne thoraxeiltanne
allative thoraxillenne thoraxeillenne
essive thoraxinanne thoraxeinanne
translative thoraxiksenne thoraxeiksenne
abessive thoraxittanne thoraxeittanne
instructive
comitative thoraxeinenne
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative thoraxinsa thoraxinsa
accusative nom. thoraxinsa thoraxinsa
gen. thoraxinsa
genitive thoraxinsa thoraxiensa
partitive thoraxiaan
thoraxiansa
thoraxejaan
thoraxejansa
inessive thoraxissaan
thoraxissansa
thoraxeissaan
thoraxeissansa
elative thoraxistaan
thoraxistansa
thoraxeistaan
thoraxeistansa
illative thoraxiinsa thoraxeihinsa
adessive thoraxillaan
thoraxillansa
thoraxeillaan
thoraxeillansa
ablative thoraxiltaan
thoraxiltansa
thoraxeiltaan
thoraxeiltansa
allative thoraxilleen
thoraxillensa
thoraxeilleen
thoraxeillensa
essive thoraxinaan
thoraxinansa
thoraxeinaan
thoraxeinansa
translative thoraxikseen
thoraxiksensa
thoraxeikseen
thoraxeiksensa
abessive thoraxittaan
thoraxittansa
thoraxeittaan
thoraxeittansa
instructive
comitative thoraxeineen
thoraxeinensa

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compounds

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Noun edit

thorax m (plural thorax)

  1. thorax

Further reading edit

Latin edit

Etymology edit

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

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

thōrax m (genitive thōrācis); third declension

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

Declension edit

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative thōrax thōrācēs
Genitive thōrācis thōrācum
Dative thōrācī thōrācibus
Accusative thōrācem thōrācēs
Ablative thōrāce thōrācibus
Vocative thōrax thōrācēs

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References edit

  • thorax”, in Charlton T. Lewis and 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 Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette.
  • thorax”, in The Perseus Project (1999) Perseus Encyclopedia[2]
  • 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 and Roman Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray

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Noun edit

thorax m (plural thoraxes)

  1. Pre-reform spelling (until Brazil 1943/Portugal 1911) of tórax.