transthoracic etymology

English word transthoracic comes from English thoracic, English trans-

Detailed word origin of transthoracic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
thoracic English (eng) (zoology) One of a group of fishes having the ventral fins placed beneath the thorax or beneath the pectoral fins. (anatomy) Of the thorax.
trans- English (eng) (chemistry) A compound in which two atoms or groups are situated on opposite sides of some plane of symmetry passing through the compound. (Also used without the hyphen as an adjective; see trans.). Across, through, over, beyond, to or on the other side of, outside of.. Transgender or transsexual, or pertaining to those who are transgender or transsexual.
transthoracic English (eng) (anatomy) Across the thorax.

Words with the same origin as transthoracic

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