Thorax - Unit 2a

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Stimulation of the sympathetic nervous system in the lungs acts to
Stimulation of the parasympathetic nervous system in the lungs acts to
Which ribs attach directly to the sternum through their own costal cartilages?
Which valves would be open during ventricular systole?
an area of necrosis resulting from a sudden insufficiency of arterial or venous blood supply to the heart's muscular wall
the left 4th intercostal space (just lateral to the sternum) is the auscultation point for which valve?
midline incision through the sternum
this pleura covers the lungs and is adherent to all its surfaces
heart sounds heard as blood is pumped from the ventricles.
obstruction of a pulmonary artery by a blood clot
ventricular relaxation, elongation, or extension
each main bronchi divides into
internal thoracic artery arise from which artery?
heart sound heard as blood passes through the atria to the ventricle
the left 5th intercostal space (right below the nipple) is the auscultation point for which valve?
entry of air into the pleural cavity resulting from penetrating wound to parietal pleura
a keel-shaped cartilage lying at the tracheal bifurcation--it separates the right main stem bronchus from the left main stem bronchus.
this pleura lines the pulmonary cavities, adhering to the pulmonary wall
A ventricular septal defect (VSD) usually affects which portion of the interventricular septum?
these structure prolong ribs and contribute to elasticity of the thoracic wall.
Which ribs have cartilages that are joined to the cartilage just superior to them (indirect attachment to sternum)?
left lung has how many lobes?
Blockage of which artery would lead to ischemia of the apex of the heart?
the backflow of blood from ventricle to atrium
escape of fluid into the pleural cavity
inflammation of the pericardium
each lobar bronchi divides into
the thick muscle layer of the heart
interference with venous return of blood to the heart due to an extensive accumulation of fluid in the pericardium (pericardial effusion)
roots for the phrenic nerve
failed closure of the foramen ovalis leads to?
anterior rami of T1-T11 form which nerves
a surgical procedure in which an incision is made opening the chest cavity
the posterior intercostal arteries arise from which artery?
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this node is located in the cristae terminalis of the right atrium
The pleural cavity near the cardiac notch is known as the:
innervation of the diaphragm
a surgical procedure which involves replacing diseased (narrowed) coronary arteries with veins obtained from the patient's lower extremities or the patient's internal thoracic arte
indents the anterioinferior aspect of the left lung
right lung has how many lobes?
TRUE OR FALSE: The sympathetic innervation of the esophageal vascular smooth muscle is from the thoracic portion of the sympathetic chain and the fibers are postsynaptic.
union of subclavian & internal jugular veins create which vein?
the pec. major, pec. minor, and serratus anterior muscles can help expand the thoracic cavity when inspiration is deep and forceful. These muscles are what type of muscles?
these intercostal muscles help depress the ribs during expiration
a chronic disorder characterized by hyperreactive airways leading to episodic, reversible bronchoconstriction due to an increased sensitivity to irritating stimuli.
muscles in the wall of the right atrium are known as?
which artery accompanies the phrenic nerve?
surgical creation of an opening through the thoracic wall to enter a pleural cavity
Anterior intercostal arteries arise from which artery
chest pain due to ischemia of the heart is known as
The portion of the parietal pleura that extends above the first rib is called the :
known as the pacemaker of the heart
parasympathetic innervation of the heart is supplied by which nerve?
inflammation of the endocardium
which nerve loops near the ligamentum arteriosum?
inferior boundary of the thoracic cavity
This collection of autonomic fibers is located at the base of the heart behind and within the concavity of the arch of the aorta.
the right 2nd intercostal space is the auscultation point for which valve?
Stimulation of the sympathetic nervous system in the heart will cause...?
inflitration of anesthetic around intercostal nerves.
left and right brachiocephalic veins drain into?
electric impulses of the heart originate here..
the internal thoracic artery arises from which artery?
Which chamber's anterior wall forms most of the sternocostal surface of the heart?
main vein of the heart
the endothelial lining of all of the chambers of the heart
the main arterial supply for the pericardium
the left 2nd intercostal space is the auscultation point for which valve?
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accumulation of a significant amount of fluid in pleural cavity
Heart rate does what in the presence of parsympathetic stimulation?
occurs if a sufficient amount of air enters the pleural cavity causing the tension adhering visceral to parietal pleura to break
Difficult breathing
narrowing of the orifice of the aortic valve or of the supravalvular or subvalvular regions
this node lies in the interatrial septum
the visceral and parietal plurae are continuous at the ...?
ANTERIOR VAGAL TRUNK of the esophagus is form from the left or right vagus nerve?
posterior blood supply of the thorax comes from
compensatory circulation carried on through secondary channels after obstruction of the principal vessel supplying the part
A viral disease of spinal ganglia and is a dermatomically distributed lesion...
the progressive narrowing and hardening of the arteries over time
The sternocostal surface of the heart is formed primarily by the anterior wall of which heart chamber?
contraction of the ventricles
Which ribs have cartilages that do not attach to the sternum?
The first rib articulates with the sternum directly below which joint?
the brachiocephalic veins drain into which vein?
Because of its angle with the trachea and size of the main bronchus, a bronchoscope would pass more readily into which lung?
aspiration of a foreign body usually falls into which mainstem?
insertion of a needle through an intercostal space in order to obtain pleural fluid
arterial supply of the pericardium
injury to which nerve can cause paralysis of the diaphragm
muscles of the right ventricle are known as
Parasympathetic stimulation of the esophagus results in the rhythmic contraction of esophageal smooth muscle known as?
These intercostal muscles help elevate ribs during inspiration
The sympathetic innervation of the heart originates from which part the thoracic spinal cord?
the visceral layer of the serous pericardium
POSTERIOR VAGAL TRUNK of the esophagus is form from the left or right vagus nerve?
which lung has the cardiac notch?
where does rib 2 attach?
The thoracic wall is innervated by:
which bronchi is shorter and wider and more vertical.
ligament that is a continuity between the pleural and parietal cavities that extends between parietal and mediastinum

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