transthoracic

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transthoracic

 [trans″thah-ras´ik]
through the thoracic cavity or across the chest wall.

trans·tho·rac·ic

(trans'thō-răs'ik),
Passing through the thoracic cavity.

transthoracic

/trans·tho·rac·ic/ (-thah-ras´ik) through the thoracic cavity or across the chest wall.

transthoracic

(trăns′thə-răs′ĭk)
adj.
Across or through the thoracic cavity or chest wall.

trans′tho·rac′i·cal·ly adv.

transthoracic

[trans′thôras′ik]
across or passing through the thorax.

transthoracic

through the thoracic cavity or across the chest wall.

transthoracic needle biopsy
insertion of a fine needle through the thoracic wall for the purpose of obtaining a sample of lung tissue for cytological, microbiological or histopathological examination.
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