Thoracic vs Pleuron - What's the difference?

thoracic | pleuron |


As nouns the difference between thoracic and pleuron

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 pleuron is a lateral sclerite of a thoracic segment of an arthropod between the tergum and the sternum.

As an adjective thoracic

is (anatomy) of the thorax.

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

    *

    pleuron

    English

    Noun

    (pleura)
  • A lateral sclerite of a thoracic segment of an arthropod between the tergum and the sternum