Thorax - Unit 2a

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

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