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pectoral

1. of or relating to the chest, breast, or thorax
2. a pectoral organ or part, esp a muscle or fin
3. a medicine or remedy for disorders of the chest or lungs
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"As the liquid moves around, it powers pumps present in the robot's tail, dorsal and pectoral fins.
The normal recovery time for a torn pectoral muscle is between 12 and 16 weeks.
Batsman Aaron Thomason (torn pectoral) is around ten days away from a firstteam return and Matt Lamb (sidestrain) is two to three weeks away.
Revealing how the inquisitive creature seemed happy to interact, David added: "He'd gently place his pectoral fin out in front of us, and just leave it hanging there as he swam around us."
Results of CT scans show differences between the left and right sides of the pectoral girdle, with asymetry of the articulation of the scapula, coracoid, and furcula.
Q: How does a great blue heron swallow a large bullhead without getting injured by the fish's sharp spines on its dorsal and pectoral fins?
Yesterday evening (May 21) at 7 p.m., while fishing two kilometers off shore from Penghu one of the pectoral fins of a giant manta ray became entangled in the rope of the vessel.
Armed with venomous dorsal spines and fan-shaped pectoral fins, the exotic looking lionfish, a favorite at aquariums, has no known enemies in the Mediterranean.
Expressing his respect for the important work the organisation carries out, Aletraris confirmed Opap will continue to support their "pectoral friendship" referring to the programmes Europa Donna has 'Pectoral friends', 'I support' and 'I know' which Opap Cyprus has supported over time.
Silicone granuloma associated with pectoral muscle involvement has not been published before.
A 54-year-old Caucasian male with a past medical history of treated rhabdomyolysis, COPD, and occasional methamphetamine use presented to the emergency department for severe right pectoral pain that began 5 days prior.