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Part of speech: noun

The part of the body between the neck and the adbomen.

Part of speech: noun

The middle region of the body of an insect.

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Usage examples "thorax":

  1. His other followers and friends fled, and Thorax of Larissa remained alone by the body. - "Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans", Clough, Arthur Hugh.
  2. Next morning Mr. Layard found that the soft parts of the body had been eaten, nothing but the head, thorax, and clytra remaining. - "Sketches of the Natural History of Ceylon", J. Emerson Tennent.
  3. And for the first time he turned and looked at me, in a meditative and impersonal sort of way that brought the fish- hook tugging at my thorax again. - "The Prairie Mother", Arthur Stringer.