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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 isth·mus /ˈɪsməs/
 地峽,峽部

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 isth·mus /ˈɪsməs/ 名詞
 (藻)腰,峽

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Isth·mus n.; pl. Isthmuses   Geog. A neck or narrow slip of land by which two continents are connected, or by which a peninsula is united to the mainland; as, the Isthmus of Panama; the Isthmus of Suez, etc.
 Isthmus of the fauces. Anat. See Fauces.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 isthmus
      n 1: a relatively narrow strip of land (with water on both sides)
           connecting two larger land areas
      2: a narrow band of tissue connecting two larger parts of an
         anatomical structure
      [also: isthmi (pl)]