pertaining to the thorax, the part of the mammalian body cavity bounded by the ribs, diaphragm, and shoulders, or to a structure housed within this area, like the vertebrae or the portions of the spinal cord.

THORACIC: "You will need a consult with a cardio-thoracic surgeon."
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