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1

What is the mediastinum

Membranous partition between the two body cavities

2

2 layers of pleural

Visceral (covers lungs) and parietal (internal surface of the thoracic cavity)

3

Which side has 3 lobes

Right
Superior, middle and inferior

4

TWO fissures and their location

Horizontal- Rib 4
Oblique- Rib 6

5

What is between the manibrum and body of sternum

Sternal angle- Rib 2

6

True ribs

1-7

7

False ribs

8-10

8

Floating ribs

11 and 12

9

Atypical ribs

1,2,10,11,and 12

10

Articulations posterior

Costotransverse joint- Tubercle of rib and vertebrae
Costovertebral joint- Head of rib and superior costal facet of corresponding rib

11

Articulations anterior

Sternocostal joint- Costal cartilage and sternum
Costochondral joint- Costal cartilage and ribs

12

Openings of the diaphragm

Oesphageal (T10)
Aortic (T12)
caval (T8)

13

Pericardium

Fluid filled fibrous sac around the heart

14

Lingula

Left lung, tongue, posterior