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thoraxnoun [C]

uk   /ˈθɔː.ræks/  us   /ˈθɔːr.æks/ (plural thoraces uk   /ˈθɔː.rə.sɪːz/ us   or thoraxes) specialized
anatomy in ​humans and ​animals, the ​middlepart of the ​body below the ​neck and above the ​waist biology in ​insects, the ​middlepart of the ​body, between the ​head and the abdomen (= end ​part)
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