pectoral definition

  • adjective:
    • regarding or located in the breast or upper body: a pectoral muscle tissue; the pectoral cavity.
    • Useful in relieving conditions of the upper body or respiratory tract.
    • used on the chest or breast: a pectoral cross.
    • Of or with respect to the breast, or upper body; as, the pectoral muscle tissue.
    • concerning, or beneficial to, conditions of upper body or lungs; because, a pectoral treatment.
    • Having the breast conspicuously coloured; because, the pectoral sandpiper.
    • Of or with respect to the breast, or chest.
    • regarding, or good for, conditions of the chest or lung area.
    • Having the breast conspicuously colored.
    • of or regarding the upper body or thorax
  • noun:
    • A muscle or organ of this upper body.
    • A pectoral fin.
    • A medicine for relieving problems of chest or respiratory tract.
    • An ornament or decoration worn regarding the upper body.
    • Protective armor for a horse's breast.
    • A covering or protecting the breast.
    • A breastplate, especially that worn by the Jewish large person.
    • A clasp or a cross worn regarding the breast.
    • A medicine for conditions of this chest organs, especially the lungs.
    • A covering or protecting the breast.
    • A breastplate, esp. that donned by the Jewish large individual.
    • A clasp or a cross used on breast.
    • A medicine for conditions associated with the upper body organs, especially the lung area.
    • Armor for breast, excluding the throat therefore the lower area of the body.
    • An ornament is used on breast; specifically, an ornament of a new sort, or of a sort that no special name is provided: as an enameled pectoral.
    • Eccles.: into the anc. Jewish ritual, a sacerdotal breastplate of richly coloured and embroidered cloth, donned by the large priest.
    • inside Roman Catholic Church, a square full bowl of gold, gold, or embroidery, either jeweled or enameled, formerly used regarding breast on the chasuble by bishops through the special event for the size.
    • A pectoral cross.
    • A food, a glass or two, or a drug supposed to be best for people having poor lung area.
    • A pectoral part or organ.
    • either of two big muscle tissue associated with chest
    • an adornment worn on the chest or breast
  • others:
    • Of, with respect to, or related to the breast or chest; thoracic: as, a pectoral muscle mass, vessel, nerve, etc.; a pectornl limb.
    • In entomology, regarding the pectus or lower surface associated with thorax.
    • Figuratively, proceeding from the breast, as of the heart; from inner awareness.

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