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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. the part of the human torso between the neck and the diaphragm or the corresponding part in other vertebrates;
[syn: thorax, chest, pectus]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

pectus \pec"tus\ (p[e^]k"t[u^]s), n.; pl. Pectora. [L., the breast.] (Zool.) The breast of a bird. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

pectus n 1: the part of the human torso between the neck and the diaphragm or the corresponding part in other vertebrates [syn: thorax, chest, pectus]