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1

What separates the superior from the ret

Sternal angle at T4/T5

2

What are the divisions of the aorta

Arch
Ascending
Descending
Abdominal

3

What is the function of the thoracic duct

Returns lymph to the venous system in the root of the neck excess tissue fluid squeezed out of caps abs by lymphatic vessels now called lymph

4

What are some types of lymph nodes in the mediastinum area

Pulmonary lymph nodes
Tracheobronchial lymph nodes

5

What dos the the azygous vein supply

Drains venous blood form intercostal spaces via intercostal veins to superior vena cava

6

What does the sympathetic chain do

Supplies sympathetic innervation to intercostal spaces skin and also organs

7

What are the sympathetic nerves supplying the heart and lungs and also the abdominal argans called

Heart and lungs - cardiopulmonary splanchinic nerves
Abdomen - abdominopelvic splanchinic nerves

8

What does the vagus nerve innervates

Parasympathetic nerves to internal organs of thorax and abdomen

9

What is the recurrent laryngeal nerve

Branch of vagus

10

What are the branches of the aorta

Branchioceohalic which has two branches righ subclavian artery and common carotid
Left common carotid
Left subclavian artery

11

What are the veins that join at the superior vena cava

Branchioceohalic veins and internal jugular veins

12

What are the nerves lateral to medial

Phrenic
Vagus nerve
Recurrent laryngeal (supply larynx)

13

What are the subdivisions of the mediastinum

Superior anterior posterior middle