intrathoracic

Within the cavity of the chest.

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in·tra·tho·rac·ic -thə-'ras-ik adj situated, occurring, or performed within the thorax <\intrathoracic pressure>
in·tra·tho·rac·i·cal·ly adv

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in·tra·tho·rac·ic (in″trə-thə-rasґik) endothoracic.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Intrathoracic — In tra*tho*rac ic, a. Within the thorax or chest. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intrathoracic — “+ adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary intra + thoracic : being or occurring within the thorax intrathoracic extension of the disease Cecil Wakeley intrathoracic pressure …   Useful english dictionary

  • intrathoracic — adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1862 situated or occurring within the thorax < intrathoracic pressure > • intrathoracically adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • intrathoracic — adjective Within the thorax …   Wiktionary

  • intrathoracic — in·tra·thoracic …   English syllables

  • intrathoracic goiter — goiter in which a portion is in the thoracic cavity …   Medical dictionary

  • intrathoracic kidney — an ectopic kidney that partially or completely protrudes above the diaphragm into the posterior mediastinum; called also thoracic k …   Medical dictionary

  • intrathoracic pressure — pleural p …   Medical dictionary

  • intrathoracic thyroid — an accessory thyroid gland or thyroid tissue located within the thoracic cavity …   Medical dictionary

  • thoracic kidney — intrathoracic k …   Medical dictionary

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