Thorax - Unit 2a

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

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