Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Situated or occurring within the thorax or chest: as, the heart and lungs are intrathoracic organs.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Within the thorax or chest.

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  • adjective anatomy Within the thorax

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Examples

  • These haemorrhages are caused by sudden changes of the intravascular blood pressure as a result of a compression of intrathoracic great vessels by a shock wave caused by a penetrating bullet.

    The "Official" Bang-flop survey

  • These haemorrhages are caused by sudden changes of the intravascular blood pressure as a result of a compression of intrathoracic great vessels by a shock wave caused by a penetrating bullet.

    The "Official" Bang-flop survey

  • Risk factors for intrathoracic tuberculosis in children in the economic migrant populations of two Dominican Republic bateyes.

    Research and Publications

  • When apnea is treated, negative intrathoracic pressure is reversed, acid stays in the stomach and stress hormone levels decline, allowing for easier weight loss.

    Diet Update, a New Resolve and a Cheerio

  • During the period of rest the tension of the tricuspid and bicuspid valves is relaxed, and blood is flowing from the veins into the atria, being aspirated by negative intrathoracic pressure, and slightly also from the atria into the ventricles.

    V. Angiology. 4b. The Heart

  • In two locations it normally often assumes a more or less oval outline; in the cervical region, due to pressure of the thyroid gland; and in the intrathoracic portion just above the bifurcation where it is crossed by the aorta.

    Bronchoscopy and Esophagoscopy A Manual of Peroral Endoscopy and Laryngeal Surgery

  • A, shows cane-shaped cannula for use in intrathoracic compressive or other stenoses.

    Bronchoscopy and Esophagoscopy A Manual of Peroral Endoscopy and Laryngeal Surgery

  • The respiratory movements consist in a dilatation or opening up of the thoracic esophageal lumen during inspiration, due to the negative intrathoracic pressure.

    Bronchoscopy and Esophagoscopy A Manual of Peroral Endoscopy and Laryngeal Surgery

  • "Performing a coronary artery bypass surgery is technically more demanding on patients who have displacement of heart by intrathoracic structures", Dr R Ravikumar, Director,

    Analysis

  • This effect will by exacerbated by any factors that increase the mean intrathoracic pressure such as high inspiratory pressures, prolonged inspiratory times and the application of PEEP.

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