Torso - Definition

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The torso is an anatomical part of the body. It comprises the anterior portion between the base of the belly (upper abdomen) and the neck, shoulders and chest thus part. The internal organs are underlying the lungs and trachea, esophagus, stomach and heart. The torso is composed of muscles (pectoralis major and minor, anterior bundle of the deltoid, rectus abdominal ...). In men and women, the breast is also part of the torso.