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

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