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Flashcards in Thorax Deck (20):
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External intercostals origin

Ribs

2

Internal intercostals origin

Ribs

3

Innermost intercostals origin

Ribs

4

Transversus thoracis origin

Internal aspect of sternum and costal cartilages

5

Diaphragm origin

Sternum, ribs, lumbar vertebral bodies

6

External intercostals insertion

Ribs

7

Internal intercostals insertion

Ribs

8

Innermost intercostals insertion

Ribs

9

Transversus thoracis insertion

Ribs and costal cartilages

10

Diaphragm insertion

central tendon

11

External intercostals innervation

Intercostal nerves

12

Internal intercostals innervation

Intercostal nerves

13

Innermost intercostals innervation

Intercostal nerves

14

Transversus thoracis innervation

Intercostal nerves

15

Diaphragm innervation

Phrenic nerve

16

External intercostals action

Aid with respiration, provide support for the intercostal space

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Internal intercostals action

Aid with respiration, provide support for the intercostal space

18

Innermost intercostals action

Aid with respiration, provide support for the intercostal space

19

Transversus thoracis action

Aid with respiration, provide support for the intercostal space

20

Diaphragm action

Depression of the diaphragm during contraction increases the vertical dimensions of the thorax