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The anterolateral abdominal wall is bounded superiorly by...

The cartilages of the 7th through 10th ribs and the xiphoid process of the sternum

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The anterior abdominal wall is bounded inferiorly by the ...

Inguinal ligament and pelvic bones

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Parietal peritoneum lines the abdominal cavity and is located internal to the ____ fascia

Transversalis

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Linea alba extends from ? To?

The xiphoid process to the pubic symphysis

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Contents of the rictus sheath?

Rectus abdominis and pyramidalis muscles
The anastomosing superior and inferior epigastric arteries and veins
Lymphatic vessels
The distal portions of the anterior rami of spinal nerves t7-t12, which supply muscles and overlying skin

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Thoraco-abdominal nerve

T7-t11
Continuation of the lower intercostal nerves
Distribution to muscles of the anterolateral abdominal wall and overlying skin

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Subcostal

T12
Originates from anterior ramis of l1 spinal nerve
Distribution to muscles of the anterolateral abdominal wall and overlying skin superior to iliac crest and inferior to umbilicus