pectoral


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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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The distinguishing characters included counts of gill rakers, pectoral fin length, body length, and head length.
As the tip of the lead is pulled back towards the pocket according to its position, it may produce failure to pace, diaphragmatic contraction by phrenic nerve stimulation, pectoral muscle, or brachial plexus stimulation resulting in rhythmic arm twitching and may wrap around the pulse generator.
Caption: First dorsal fin originating over pectoral fins
In dorsal view, three other elements of the pectoral girdle can be observed: propterygium, mesopterygium and metapterygium.
However, there was near complete absence of pectoralis muscle beneath the breast parenchyma on right side with normally developed left pectoral muscle (Fig.
Some observers have declared that these fishes vibrate their large pectoral fins when skimming through the air-in fact, that they use them as wings.
The Welsh Rugby Union announced that the Scarlets tighthead, who hails from Pennal near Machynlleth, requires surgery to repair a ruptured pectoral muscle, and faces an absence of 12 to 16 weeks.
The rare sighting was made by Mersey boat crewman Lee Sparks, who filmed the whale's distinctive pectoral fin on his mobile phone while he was carrying out his daily work guiding large boats in and out of the Port of Liverpool area.
In about 20 freshly caught opah, temperatures in the heart, visceral organs, head and pectoral muscles were about 3 to 6 degrees Celsius higher than the fish's surroundings.
It is a community that is deeply rooted in the place, something Peddle acknowledged, to the gathering's delight and applause, by explaining to them that the pectoral cross he had chosen to wear that evening was the very pectoral cross worn by Bishop Llewellyn Jones when he consecrated St.
Clinical examination revealed a large, firm mass in the left pectoral muscle.
Each bowl takes around 40 hours to produce in the garage of David's Sedge-field home, is made from Float glass (window glass) and features the St Cuthbert's pectoral cross.