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Flashcards in Thoracic Cavity Deck (20):
1

 Skeletal Axial region includes...

Skull, Spinal column, ribs and sternum

2

What is B?

(Main) Body

3

Appendicular section includes...

Upper/lower extremities, shoulder and pelvic girdle

4

These are what kind of ribs

FLoating

5

What structures are in the Thoracic cavity

Ribs

Sternum

Lungs

Thoracic Vertebrae

6

What is A? Spell it.

M-a-n-u-b-r-i-u-m

7

How many floating ribs are there

2

8

How many ribs and rib pairs are there?

24 ribs , 12 pairs

 

9

What type of ribs is higlighted?

Flase ribs with the last two being floating ribs

10

Whats the purpose of the Appendicular region?

Make body movements possible

Protect lower extremities & pelvic girlde

11

look at the pic

12

Define a floating rib

Not attached at all

13

What is C? Spell it.

X-i-p-h-o-i-d   P-r-o-c-es-s

14

Define a False Rib

Attach anteriorly to (coastal) cartilage joined to the sternum

15

How manu False ribs are there

3 false ribs( numbers 8-10)

16

What does the Thoracic cavity protect

heart and lungs

17

What type of ribs are highlighted

Floating

18

What type of ribs are highlighted

True ribs (1-7)

19

How many true ribs are they?

1-7 are true ribs

20

Define a True Rib

Attach anteriorly to the sternum

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