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Pronunciation: tho'ra-ko-lum'bar


  1. Relating to the thoracic and lumbar portions of the vertebral column.
  2. Relating to the origins of the sympathetic division of the autonomic nervous system.

See: autonomic (visceral motor) division of nervous system

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