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Covered on the outside by skin and by muscles attaching the shoulder girdle to the trunk

Thoracic wall

2

What is thoracic wall lined with

Parietal pleura

3

The thoracic wall is formed posteriorly by

Thoracic part of the vertebral column

4

Thoracic wall is formed anteriorly by

Sternum and costal cartilages

5

Thoracic wall is formed laterally by

Ribs and intercostal spaces

6

Thoracic wall is formed superiorly by

Suprapleural membrane

7

Thoracic wall is formed inferiorly by

Diaphragm

8

Separates the thoracic cavity from the abdominal cavity

Diaphragm