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Flashcards in Muscles of Respiration Deck (11):
1

Diaphragm O?

Lower 6 ribs, L1-L3, xiphoid process.

2

Diaphragm I?

Central tendon (where all fibers connect)

3

Diaphragm A?

Draw down central tendon, increase volume of thoracic cavity.

4

Inhalation is:

always active: muscles working

5

Exhalation can be:

passive: no muscle working OR active: muscle working

6

External intercostals O?

Inferior border of rib above.

7

External intercostals I?

Superior border of rib below.

8

External intercostals A?

Draw ribs superiorly to inhale.

9

Internal intercostals O?

Inferior border of rib above.

10

Internal intercostals I?

Superior border of rib below.

11

Internal intercostals A?

Draw ribs inferiorly to exhale.