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The anterior wall of the chest or thorax; the breast.

See: thorax.

Synonym: pectus, phthinoid.

Origin: a.S. Cest, a box

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Pitfalls of Evolutionary Psychology: Exaptation

... it is a submissive position. They note wolves as another mammal in which this behavior is observable. Men, they say, are likely to puff out their chests as a sign of dominance and reproductive virility. I say both of these statements are completely bogus. Recently, I read an article in Time magazine ...

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by jeremyo
Mon Aug 17, 2009 12:12 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Pitfalls of Evolutionary Psychology: Exaptation
Replies: 5
Views: 36318

Re: A Monkey's Uncle

... their lives to increasing human knowledge. if we cant trust ourselves within reason why dont we just stare at the ceiling and dribble on our chests all day. sure we should question everything, but all you are doing is slandering. In either event it doesn’t matter. If we can tie a string from ...

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by narrowstaircase
Wed Mar 14, 2007 5:03 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: A Monkey's Uncle
Replies: 26
Views: 62796

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