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English definition of “thoracodorsal”

thoracodorsal

adjective     /ˌθɔː.rə.kəʊˈdɔː.səl/ US  /ˌθɔr.ə.koʊˈdɔr.səl/ specialized
relating to the chest and upper spine (= the column of bones in the back): The thoracodorsal nerve supplies one of the muscles of the back.Substances and structures in the body
(Definition of thoracodorsal adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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