/ pektərəl /
Množina reči pectoral je pectorals.
body part · thoracic
ETYM Latin pectoralis, from pectus, -oris the breast; cf. French pectoral.
Of or relating to the chest or thorax; SYN. thoracic.
Pertaining to or worn on breast or chest.
Relating to the upper area of the thorax associated with the muscles and bones used in moving the arms or forelimbs, in vertebrates. In birds, the pectoralis major is the very large muscle used to produce a powerful downbeat of the wing during flight.