Thorax vs Chest - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between thorax and chest
is that thorax
is the middle of three distinct divisions in an insect, crustacean or arachnid body while chest
is a box, now usually a large strong box with a secure convex lid or chest
can be debate; quarrel; strife; enmity.
As a verb chest is
to hit with one's chest (front of one's body).
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
the middle of three distinct divisions in an insect, crustacean or arachnid body
the region of the mammalian body between the neck and abdomen as well as the cavity containing the heart and lungs
* thoracic vertebra
From (etyl) cheste, chiste, from (etyl) .
* (l) (obsolete)
A box, now usually a large strong box with a secure convex lid.
*:But then I had the [massive] flintlock by me for protection. ¶.
(lb) A coffin.
The place in which public money is kept; a treasury.
A chest of drawers.
(senseid)(lb) The portion of the front of the human body from the base of the neck to the top of the abdomen; the thorax. Also the analogous area in other animals.
#A hit or blow made with one's chest.
* (the thorax) breast
* (box) trunk
* bad chest
* chest cavity
* chest cold
* chest of drawers
* chest pass
* chest wall
* get off one’s chest
* hope chest
* keep one's cards close to one's chest
* treasure chest
* war chest
To hit with one's chest (front of one's body)
, date=January 23
, author=Alistair Magowan
, title=Blackburn 2 - 0 West Brom
, passage=Pedersen fed Kalinic in West Brom's defensive third and his chested
lay-off was met on the burst by the Canadian who pelted by Tamas and smashed the ball into the top of Myhill's net. }}
To deposit in a chest.
(obsolete) To place in a coffin.
* Bible, Genesis 1. 26
- He dieth and is chested .
From (etyl) cheste, cheeste, cheaste, from (etyl) .
Debate; quarrel; strife; enmity.