How to use Pectoral in a sentence
The propatagialis longus muscle is composed of slips from the deltoid, pectoral, biceps and cucullaris muscles.
The use of the mitre, pastoral staff and pectoral cross, which had fallen into complete disuse by the end of the 18th century, has been now very commonly, though not universally, revived; and, in some cases, the interpretation put upon the "Ornaments rubric" by the modern High Church school has led to a more complete revival of the pre-Reformation vestments.
The abbess is solemnly admitted to her office by episcopal benediction, together with the conferring of a staff and pectoral cross, and holds for life, though liable to be deprived for misconduct.
Besides these, the bishop also wears a pectoral cross (i yKbX7r Loy) and a medal containing a relic (7rave yea).
Parietal bones separated by the supraoccipital; prootic and exoccipital separated by the enlarged opisthotic. Pectoral arch suspended from the skull; no mesocoracoid arch.Advertisement
The lower jaw projects more or less beyond the upper, the mental barble is small, sometimes rudimentary, the vent is below the posterior half of the first dorsal fin, and there is a dark spot in the axil of the pectoral fin.
Its appearance is sufficiently striking - the head and lower parts, except a pectoral band, white, the former adorned with an erectile crest, the upper parts dark grey banded with black, the wings dusky, and the tail barred; but the huge bill and powerful scutellated legs most of all impress the beholder.
The teats are usually few, and inguinal, but may be numerous and abdominal (as in Suina), although they are never solely pectoral.
Both in this species and the slow loris there is a pair of rudimentary abdominal teats in addition to the normal pectoral pair.
More visible are the big pectoral fins, on either side just behind the head.Advertisement
Some skin loss on the leading edge of the right pectoral flipper.
The pectoral fins are short and the tail fluke has a pronounced notch.
Their ancestors were flying birds, as shown by the similarities in their pectoral girdle to that of modern flying species.
Young, dashingly handsome, and with enough pectoral muscles to get the audience screaming in lust whenever his shirt is removed.
Despite the large pectoral fins and the strange color, I think this species is a Blenny, Lipophrys pholis.Advertisement
Note the long pectoral fins that give this species its name.
No, it's the female resting just above the sea bed, her huge pectoral fins stretched out on either side!
Pectoral sparrow -- makes a superb high trill, which you might not hear.
It is also a good site for vagrant waders (including, in recent years, Terek Sandpiper and Pectoral Sandpiper).
These moves can strengthen the biceps, triceps, and pectoral muscles if done repetitively.Advertisement
Squeeze your arms in tight against the sides of your breasts, contracting your pectoral muscles to bring your arms in tighter to your breasts.
To exercise, push yourself up until your arms are straight, make a smooth but distinct turn and descend until you get a good stretch across the whole pectoral area.
A good chest workout will include a flat chest press which will work your pectoral muscles.
This exercise targets your pectoral muscles in your chest.
The Trigla polyommata, or flying garnet, is a greater beauty, with its body of crimson and silver, and its large pectoral fins, spread like wings, of a rich green, bordered with purple, and relieved by a black and white spot.Advertisement
This great muscle covers completely the supracoracoideus, generally described as the second pectoral, or subclavius muscle, in reality homologous with the mammalian supraspinatus muscle.
In Prussia the superintendents now wear pectoral crosses (instituted by the emperor William II.).
The insignia (pontificalia or pontificals) of the Roman Catholic bishop are (I) a ring with a jewel, symbolizing fidelity to the church, (2) the pastoral staff, (3) the pectoral cross, (4) the vestments, consisting of the caligae, stockings and sandals, the tunicle, and purple gloves, (5) the mitre, symbol of the royal priesthood, (6) the throne (cathedra), surmounted by a baldachin or canopy, on the gospel side of the choir in the cathedral church.
If the view that the sole is protected by the blackness of the pectoral fin resembling the blackness of the dorsal fin of the weever, be correct, these fishes furnish an instance of Batesian mimicry.
All who have eaten it declare the flesh of the Tinamou to have a most delicate taste, as it has a most inviting appearance, the pectoral muscles being semi-opaque.Advertisement
A black spot above the base of the pectoral fin is another distinguishing mark.
At one time a decoction was prepared from them and recommended in pectoral complaints.
A black spot at the root of the pectoral fin is also very characteristic of this species, and but rarely absent.
The pectoral and ventral fins are so articulated as to perform the functions of feet, the fish being enabled to move, or rather to walk, on the bottom of the sea, where it generally hides itself in the sand or amongst sea-weed.
The pectoral girdle of the living types of batrachians is distinguishable into a scapular, a coracoidal, and a praecoracoidal region.Advertisement
For a description of a pectoral of white gold, ornamented with the heads of animals, human faces and the figure of a goddess, discovered in a tomb on Tmolus, see Academy, January 15, 1881, p. 45.
The pectoral girdle of the Stegocephalia is, of course, only known from the ossified elements, the identification of which has given rise to some diversity of opinion.
In these batrachians the pectoral arch falls into two distinct types - the arciferous, in which the precoracoid (+clavicle) and coracoid are widely separated from each other distally and connected by an arched cartilage (the epicoracoid), the right usually overlapping the left; and the firmi- sternal, in which both precoracoid and coracoid nearly abut on the median line, and are only narrowly separated by the more or less fused epicoracoids.
For pharmaceutical purposes crude petroleum is no longer generally used by civilized races, though the product vaseline is largely employed in this way, and emulsions of petroleum have been administered internally in various pectoral complaints; while the volatile product termed rhigolene has been largely used as a local anaesthetic.
For protective purposes soles, which are edible, also lie buried in or on the sand which they match in colour, with the exception of the right or upper pectoral fin which has a large black patch.Advertisement