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English → English (WordNet) Definition: pectoral pectoral n 1: either of two large muscles of the chest [syn: pectoral muscle , pectoralis, musculus pectoralis, pecs] 2: an adornment worn on the chest or breast [syn: pectoral medallion ] pectoral adj : of or relating to the chest or thorax; “pectoral organ” [syn: thoracic]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Pectoral Girdle \Gir"dle\, n. [OE. gurdel, girdel, AS. gyrdel, fr. gyrdan; akin to D. gordel, G. g["u]rtel, Icel. gyr?ill. See Gird, v. t., to encircle, and cf. Girth, n.] [1913 Webster] 1. That which girds, encircles, or incloses; a circumference; a belt; esp., a belt, sash, or article of dress encircling the body usually at the waist; a cestus. [1913 Webster] Within the girdle of these walls. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Their breasts girded with golden girdles. --Rev. xv. 6. [1913 Webster] 2. The zodiac; also, the equator. [Poetic] --Bacon. [1913 Webster] From the world's girdle to the frozen pole. --Cowper. [1913 Webster] That gems the starry girdle of the year. --Campbell. [1913 Webster] 3. (Jewelry) The line ofgreatest circumference of a brilliant-cut diamond, at which it is grasped by the setting. See Illust. of Brilliant. --Knight. [1913 Webster] 4. (Mining) A thin bed or stratum of stone. --Raymond. [1913 Webster] 5. (Zo["o]l.) The clitellus of an earthworm. [1913 Webster] Girdle bone (Anat.), the sphenethmoid. See under Sphenethmoid. Girdle wheel, a spinning wheel. Sea girdle (Zo["o]l.), a ctenophore. See Venus's girdle, under Venus. Shoulder, Pectoral, & Pelvic, girdle. (Anat.) See under Pectoral, and Pelvic. To have under the girdle, to have bound to one, that is, in subjection. [1913 Webster] Pectoral \Pec"to*ral\, n. [L. pectorale a breastplate, neut. of pectoralis.] 1. A covering or protecting for the breast. [1913 Webster] 2. (Eccl.) (a) A breastplate, esp. that worn by the Jewish high person. (b) A clasp or a cross worn on the breast. [1913 Webster] 3. A medicine for diseases of the chest organs, especially the lungs. [1913 Webster] Pectoral \Pec"to*ral\ (p[e^]k"t[-o]*ral), a. [L. pectoralis, fr. pectus, -oris the breast; cf. F. pectoral.] 1. Of or pertaining to the breast, or chest; as, the pectoral muscles. [1913 Webster] 2. Relating to, or good for, diseases of the chest or lungs; as, a pectoral remedy. [1913 Webster] 3. (Zo["o]l.) Having the breast conspicuously colored; as, the pectoral sandpiper. [1913 Webster] Pectoral arch, or Pectoral girdle (Anat.), the two or more bony or cartilaginous pieces of the vertebrate skeleton to which the fore limbs are articulated; the shoulder girdle. In man it consists of two bones, the scapula and clavicle, on each side. Pectoral cross (Eccl.), a cross worn on the breast by bishops and abbots, and sometimes also by canons. Pectoral fins, or Pectorals (Zo["o]l.), fins situated on the sides, behind the gills. See Illust. under Fin. Pectoral rail. (Zo["o]l.) See Land rail (b) under Land. Pectoral sandpiper (Zo["o]l.), the jacksnipe (b) . [1913 Webster]


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