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Flashcards in Thoracic Viscera Deck (11):
1

which lung is typically larger than the other

right

2

visceral pleura (in relation to lungs)

adherent to lungs

3

parietal pleura

makes up the outside of the pleural cavity, stuck to body wall

4

parietal pleura divided into

diaphragmatic parietal pleura
costal parietal pleura
mediastinal parietal pleura
cupola

5

pulmonary ligament

meeting of the visceral pleura and parietal pleura at the root of the lung
allows for passage of blood vessels and air tubes

6

order of air passage

trachea, primary bronchus, lobar bronchus, segmental bronchus, bronchiole, alveolar duct, alveolus, alveolar sac

7

fibrous pericardium

outermost layer of pericardial sac
dense connective tissue
continuous with central tendon of diaphragm

8

serous pericardium

inner layer of pericardial sac

9

two layers of serous pericardium

serous parietal pericardium
serous visceral pericardium

10

serous parietal pericardium

lines internal aspect of fibrous pericardium

11

serous visceral pericardium

AKA epicardium
layer adherent to heart and base of great vessels