• Lacedaemonia
  • Thorax (Gr. Θώραξ) of Lacedaemonia is mentioned by Diodorus Siculus as acting under Spartan commander Callicratidas during his operations in Lesbos in 405 BC, and as having been commissioned by him, after the capture of Mithymna, to conduct the heavy-armed troops to Mytilene. (wikipedia.org)
  • report
  • Review of the literature and report of three new cases Thorax 1946.1:103-6 Barrett NR. Report of a case of spontaneous perforation of the oesophagus successfully treated by operation. (wikipedia.org)
  • issue
  • In 1946, he wrote a paper for the first issue of Thorax on spontaneous rupture of the oesophagus (Boerhaave syndrome), in which he commented that "in the byways of surgery there can be few conditions more dramatic in their presentation and more terrible in their symptoms than spontaneous perforation of the oesophagus. (wikipedia.org)
  • head
  • In some insect pupae, like the mosquitoes', the head and thorax can be fused in a cephalothorax. (wikipedia.org)
  • friend
  • According to Plutarch, when the satrap Pharnabazus sent to Sparta to complain of ravages committed in his territory by Lysander, the Lacedaemonian government put Thorax to death, as he was a friend and colleague of the accused admiral, and they had found money in his possession. (wikipedia.org)