conventional thoracoplasty n.
Surgical removal of part of the ribs to allow inward retraction of the chest wall and collapse of a diseased lung.
noun 1. a nonnuclear weapon.
noun 1. something that is generally believed; prudence. noun the ideas, opinions, or understanding that are considered to be generally accepted by the public Examples See how many of these sayings you can complete to test your conventional wisdom. A widely held belief on which most people act. For example, According to conventional wisdom, an […]
[kuh n-ven-shuh-neer] /kənˌvɛn ʃəˈnɪər/ noun 1. a person, as a political delegate, who participates in a . verb (used without object) 2. to participate in a .
noun 1. a large civic building or group of buildings designed for conventions, industrial shows, and the like, having large unobstructed exhibit areas and often including conference rooms, hotel accommodations, restaurants, and other facilities.