Thoracic vs Abdominal - What's the difference?

thoracic | abdominal |


As adjectives the difference between thoracic and abdominal

is that thoracic is (anatomy) of the thorax while abdominal is of or pertaining to the abdomen; ventral .

As nouns the difference between thoracic and abdominal

is that thoracic is (zoology) one of a group of fishes having the ventral fins placed beneath the thorax or beneath the pectoral fins while abdominal is (zoology|obsolete) a fish of the order abdominales.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

thoracic

English

Alternative forms

* thoracick (obsolete)

Adjective

(-)
  • (anatomy) Of the thorax.
  • Derived terms

    * transthoracic

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (zoology) One of a group of fishes having the ventral fins placed beneath the thorax or beneath the pectoral fins.
  • Anagrams

    *

    abdominal

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Of or pertaining to the abdomen; ventral.
  • abdominal muscles
    abdominal cavity
  • (ichthyology) Having the ventral fins under the abdomen and behind the pectoral fins.
  • (ichthyology) Ventral, in describing a fin.
  • (zoology, obsolete) Belonging to the order Abdominales of fish.
  • Synonyms

    * (of or pertaining to the abdomen) ventral

    Derived terms

    * abdominal ring

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (zoology, obsolete) A fish of the order Abdominales.
  • Synonyms

    * (fish) Cypriniformes.

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