HyperDic: pectoral

English > 3 senses of the word pectoral:
NOUNbodypectoral, pectoral muscle, pectoralis, musculus pectoralis, pecseither of two large muscles of the chest
artifactpectoral, pectoral medallionan adornment worn on the chest or breast
ADJECTIVEpertpectoral, thoracicof or relating to the chest or thorax
pectoral > pronunciation
Soundspeh'kterahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > pectoral: 3 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningOf or relating to the chest or thorax.
Example"pectoral organ"
Synonymthoracic
Spanishpectoral, torácica, torácico, toráxica, toráxico
Catalanpectoral, toràcic
Nounschestthe part of the human torso between the neck and the diaphragm or the corresponding part in other vertebrates
pectoralan adornment worn on the chest or breast
pectoraleither of two large muscles of the chest
English > pectoral: 3 senses > noun 1, body
MeaningEither of two large muscles of the chest.
Synonymspectoral muscle, pectoralis, musculus pectoralis, pecs
Part ofthorax, chest, pectusThe part of the human torso between the neck and the diaphragm or the corresponding part in other vertebrates
Narrowerpectoralis major, musculus pectoralis major, greater pectoral muscleA skeletal muscle that adducts and rotates the arm
pectoralis minor, musculus pectoralis minor, smaller pectoral muscleA skeletal muscle that draws down the scapula or raises the ribs
Broaderskeletal muscle, striated muscleA muscle that is connected at either or both ends to a bone and so move parts of the skeleton
Spanishmúsculo pectoral, pectoral
Catalanmúscul pectoral, pectoral
Adjectivespectoralof or relating to the chest or thorax
English > pectoral: 3 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningAn adornment worn on the chest or breast.
Synonympectoral medallion
BroaderadornmentA decoration of color / color or interest that is added to relieve plainness
Spanishmedallón pectoral, pectoral
Adjectivespectoralof or relating to the chest or thorax

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