Anatomy - Thorax

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1.  Thoracic compartment that contains the heart, esophagus, trachea, major nerves, and major systemic blood vessels.
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2.  The _________ nerves, which originate in the neck, also pass through the mediastinum to penetrate and supply the __________.
3.  The musculotendinous diaphragm seals the inferior thoracic aperture. 
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4.  As the diaphragm contracts, the height of the domes increases and the volume of the thorax decreases.
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5.  The ___________ and __________ penetrate the diaphragm; the _________ passes posterior to the diaphragm.
6.  The pericardium and heart constitute the 
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7.  The pericardium encloses the pericardial cavity surrounding the heart. 
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8.  Each _______ is completely lined by a mesothelial membrane called the pleura.
9.  During development, the lungs grow out of the mediastinum, becoming surrounded by the pleural cavities.
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10.  The ___________________, which is the largest and clinically most important recess, lies inferiorly between the thoracic wall and diaphragm.
11.  The jugular notch is located at the 
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12.  At the TIV/V level
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13.  On each side, the internal jugular and subclavian veins join to form the brachiocephalic veins behind the sternal ends of the clavicles near the sternoclavicular joints.
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14.  The brachiocephalic veins unite to form the inferior vena cava behind the lower border of the costal cartilage of the right first rib.
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15.  The ___________ begins and ends at the transverse plane between the sternal angle anteriorly and vertebral level TIV/V posteriorly.
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