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(Science: anatomy) Pertaining to or affecting the chest.

Origin: L. Thoracicus, Gr. Thorakikos

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Wierd Stomach Bloating Need Help

... muscles around the gut that has to flex just like any other skeletal muscle. When you suck in, you are just shifting your gut upwards into your thoracic cavity by compressing the lungs. You have to realize that the human body is not a statue like the statue of David. Yes, you are training a ...

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by daniel.kurz
Wed Nov 16, 2011 4:29 pm
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Wierd Stomach Bloating Need Help
Replies: 1
Views: 3009

Bug Identification Needed

It looks like some kind of abdomen, from the small thoracic connection I'd guess a wasp.

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by Darby
Thu Apr 21, 2011 11:14 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Bug Identification Needed
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Views: 2166

Re: Marey's Law

... inhibition of respiratory center to decrease venous blood which returns to the heart mainly by sucction blood through the negativity of the intra-thoracic cavity during inspiration . so decreasing the C.O.P 4- C.O.P is also decreased by by decreasing heart rate ( marey's law ) so hte net result ...

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by DrHesham
Tue Oct 12, 2010 10:40 pm
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Marey's Law
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Views: 24505


... experimentation, should be abolished." - Dr. Moneim Fadali, M.D., 1987, F.A.C.S., Diplomat American Board of Surgery and American Board of Thoracic Surgery, UCLA faculty, Royal College of Surgeons of Cardiology, Canada. "Experiments on animals do not only mean torture and death for ...

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by noratmedicineforme
Mon Mar 15, 2010 3:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: PETA
Replies: 54
Views: 44947

DNA = Chromosome

The spine is the column of 24 vertebra (7 Cervical+ 12 Thoracic + 5 Lumbar). It sits on top of a sacrum, which is a collection of fused bones and these can vary in number in individual humans. Wikipedia definitions suck. It is why we are having this ...

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by sharan
Sat Feb 13, 2010 12:29 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: DNA = Chromosome
Replies: 92
Views: 83339
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