Thoracic vs Sternal - What's the difference?

thoracic | sternal |


As adjectives the difference between thoracic and sternal

is that thoracic is (anatomy) of the thorax while sternal is of, relating to, or near the sternum.

As a noun thoracic

is (zoology) one of a group of fishes having the ventral fins placed beneath the thorax or beneath the pectoral fins.

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

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    sternal

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Of, relating to, or near the sternum.
  • Derived terms

    * asternal * costosternal * episternal cartilage * episternal bar * substernal * sternal puncture * sternal transfusion * sternal cartilage * sternal bar * sternal plane * sternal religion * parasternal * parasternal line * parasternal region

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