The pectoralis major and pectoralis minor muscles that make up the upper and fore part of the chest in front of the AXILLA.
A syndrome which is characterized by symbrachydactyly and aplasia of the sternal head of pectoralis major.
Tongues of skin and subcutaneous tissue, sometimes including muscle, cut away from the underlying parts but often still attached at one end. They retain their own microvasculature which is also transferred to the new site. They are often used in plastic surgery for filling a defect in a neighboring region.
Forcible or traumatic tear or break of an organ or other soft part of the body.
A long, narrow, and flat bone commonly known as BREASTBONE occurring in the midsection of the anterior thoracic segment or chest region, which stabilizes the rib cage and serves as the point of origin for several muscles that move the arms, head, and neck.
A bone on the ventral side of the shoulder girdle, which in humans is commonly called the collar bone.
The twelve spinal nerves on each side of the thorax. They include eleven INTERCOSTAL NERVES and one subcostal nerve. Both sensory and motor, they supply the muscles and skin of the thoracic and abdominal walls.
Accounting procedures for determining credit status and methods of obtaining payment.
Large crested BIRDS in the family Cacatuidae, found in Australia, New Guinea, and islands adjacent to the Philippines. The cockatiel (species Nymphicus hollandicus) is much smaller.
A genus, commonly called budgerigars, in the family PSITTACIDAE. In the United States they are considered one of the five species of PARAKEETS.
The use of wings or wing-like appendages to remain aloft and move through the air.
Contractile tissue that produces movement in animals.
The muscles that move the eye. Included in this group are the medial rectus, lateral rectus, superior rectus, inferior rectus, inferior oblique, superior oblique, musculus orbitalis, and levator palpebrae superioris.
A powerful flexor of the thigh at the hip joint (psoas major) and a weak flexor of the trunk and lumbar spinal column (psoas minor). Psoas is derived from the Greek "psoa", the plural meaning "muscles of the loin". It is a common site of infection manifesting as abscess (PSOAS ABSCESS). The psoas muscles and their fibers are also used frequently in experiments in muscle physiology.
Progressive decline in muscle mass due to aging which results in decreased functional capacity of muscles.
General ill health, malnutrition, and weight loss, usually associated with chronic disease.
Tumors or cancer of the LUNG.
A heterogeneous aggregate of at least three distinct histological types of lung cancer, including SQUAMOUS CELL CARCINOMA; ADENOCARCINOMA; and LARGE CELL CARCINOMA. They are dealt with collectively because of their shared treatment strategy.
X-ray visualization of the chest and organs of the thoracic cavity. It is not restricted to visualization of the lungs.
Statistical models used in survival analysis that assert that the effect of the study factors on the hazard rate in the study population is multiplicative and does not change over time.
The concept covering the physical and mental conditions of men.
The superior part of the upper extremity between the SHOULDER and the ELBOW.