pectoral nerve n.
Either of two nerves, designated medial and lateral, that arise from the brachial plexus and pass to the pectoral muscles.
[pek-ter-uh l] /ˈpɛk tər əl/ adjective 1. of, in, on, or pertaining to the chest or breast; thoracic. 2. worn on the breast or chest. 3. proceeding from the heart or inner consciousness. 4. Speech. (of a vocal quality) appearing to come from resonance in the chest; full or deep. 5. of or for diseases […]
noun 1. an American sandpiper, Calidris melanotos, the male of which, when courting, inflates its chest conspicuously.
- Pectoral vein
pectoral vein n. Any of the veins draining the pectoral muscles and emptying into the subclavian vein.
pectoriloquy pec·to·ril·o·quy (pěk’tə-rĭl’ə-kwē) n. Transmission of the voice sound through the pulmonary structures so that it is unusually audible on auscultation of the chest, indicating either consolidation of the lung parenchyma or the presence of a large cavity.