pectoral

  1. either of two large muscles of the chest
  2. an adornment worn on the chest or breast

Pectoral

• (n.) A covering or protecting for the breast. • (a.) Having the breast conspicuously colored; as, the pectoral sandpiper. • (a.) Of or pertaining to the breast, or chest; as, the pectoral muscles. • (a.) Relating to, or good for, diseases of the chest or lungs; as, a pectoral remedy. • (n.) A medicine for diseases of the ...
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pectoral

(from the article `jewelry`) The concept of symmetry was utilized on the small pectoral or pendant (3.3 2.4 inches, or 8.4 6.1 centimetres) that belonged to Sesostris III in ...
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pectoral

(pek;tuo-ral) Pertaining to the chest region.
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pectoral

(pek´tәr-әl) thoracic.
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pectoral

1. Of or pertaining to the breast, or chest; as, the pectoral muscles. ... 2. Relating to, or good for, diseases of the chest or lungs; as, a pectoral remedy. ... 3. <zoology> Having the breast conspicuously coloured; as, the pectoral sandpiper. ... <anatomy> Pectoral arch, or Pectoral girdle, the jacksnipe . ... Origin: L. Pectoralis, ...
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pectoral

thoracic adjective of or relating to the chest or thorax; `pectoral organ`
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Pectoral

[Ancient Egypt] The pectorals of ancient Egypt were a form of jewelry, often represented as a brooch. These were mostly worn by richer people and the pharaoh. One type is attached with a necklace, meant to be suspended from the neck but to lie upon the breast. Statuary from the Old Kingdom onwards shows this form. A later form was attached ...
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Pectoral

Pec'to·ral adjective [ Latin pectoralis , from pectus , -oris the breast; confer French pectoral .] 1. Of or pertaining to the breast, or chest; as, the pectoral muscles. 2. Relating to, or good for, diseases of the chest or lungs; as, a pector...
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Pectoral

Pec'to·ral noun [ Latin pectorale a breastplate, neut. of pectorials .] 1. A covering or protecting for the breast. 2. (Eccl.) (a) A breastplate, esp. that worn by the Jewish high person. (b) A clasp or a cross worn on the breast. 3. A m...
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Pectoral

Acts on lungs.
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pectoral

adjective, Latin pectoris = of the front of the chest.
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pectoral

armour for the breast of a person or horse
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Pectoral

Breast area.
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Pectoral

Herbs that have a general strengthening and healing effect on the respiratory system. Angelica, Bloodroot, Golden Seal, Licorice, Marshmallow Root.
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pectoral

pectoral 1. A chest muscle or organ: 'He tried every day to exercise and to build his pectorals.' 2. Something that is worn on the chest as a decoration or ornament. 3. A covering or protecting for the breast or chest. 4. A medicine for chest or respiratory disorders; especially the lungs. 5. Relating to, or good for, diseases of the chest or l...
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Pectoral

pertaining to the breast
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Pectoral

pertaining to the breast
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pectoral

pertaining to, or situated or occurring in or on, the chest.
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pectoral

Relating to the upper area of the thorax associated with the muscles and bones used in moving the arms or forelimbs, in vertebrates. In birds, the pectoralis major is the very large muscle used to produce a powerful downbeat of the wing during flight
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Pectoral

Relieves disorders of the chest and lungs, as an expectorant.
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Pectoral

The cross that Western bishops wear on their chest or the medallion that is similarly worn by Eastern bishops
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/22059

pectoral

Type: Term Pronunciation: pek′tō-răl Definitions: 1. Relating to the chest.
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pectoral

[adj] - of or relating to the chest or thorax 2. [n] - either of two large muscles of the chest 3. [n] - an adornment worn on the chest or breast
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