Talk:Thorax

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Proposed merge with Thoracic skeleton[edit]

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Content readily merged into (and already preset on) thorax article. An unnecessary subdivision Tom (LT) (talk) 11:03, 20 November 2014 (UTC)

Would it not fit in better with rib cage? Iztwoz (talk) 11:13, 20 November 2014 (UTC)
I'm unconvinced... "Rib cage" would implies just the ribs, whereas "Thoracic skeleton" implies, to me at least, that it includes other bony structures like the thoracic vertebrae. --Tom (LT) (talk) 04:22, 22 November 2014 (UTC)
I'm convinced... The info box on thoracic skeleton page has the caption The rib cage; the page thoracic skeleton says that it's part of the axial skeleton...on the axial skeleton page there is a prominent section on the rib cage and no mention of a thoracic skeleton. Iztwoz (talk) 06:55, 22 November 2014 (UTC)
Support Think you're right - but seems very little reference to it. Iztwoz (talk) 22:07, 22 November 2014 (UTC)
Yes check.svg Done --Tom (LT) (talk) 04:36, 20 December 2014 (UTC)

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Chest?[edit]

I notice this articles refers a lot to the thorax as the chest. In my understanding the thorax refers to an anatomical cavity, whereas the chest is a lay term used to describe the front of the thorax. Should we continue to refer to the thorax here as chest? And if so, should the article be moved to 'chest'? --Tom (LT) (talk) 23:21, 24 November 2014 (UTC)