Thorax - Unit 2a

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

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